adventuresome

adjective
ad·​ven·​ture·​some | \ əd-ˈven-chər-səm How to pronounce adventuresome (audio) \

Definition of adventuresome

: inclined to take risks : venturesome

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Other Words from adventuresome

adventuresomeness noun

Examples of adventuresome in a Sentence

not inclined to be adventuresome when it comes to foreign travel, preferring guided bus tours that stick to the beaten path
Recent Examples on the Web Though patchy throughout, Madame X has a claim as the most adventuresome, politically bold work in her catalogue. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, "The Paradox of Madonna’s Gun-Control Music Video," 3 July 2019 The menu focuses on offerings for a wide range of palates from classic to adventuresome. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Don't miss these restaurants at the Free Press' Wine + Food Experience," 11 July 2019 Something quite adventuresome might surface out of the blue. BostonGlobe.com, "Horoscope," 15 June 2019 After years of work, extraordinary graphics, extra dialogue and a new combat system may make playing again more adventuresome and, because of a certain tragic plot point, more heartbreaking. Washington Post, "The 10 most promising games at E3 2019," 13 June 2019 Think educational, adventuresome and maybe a bit out of the ordinary. Donna Erickson, Twin Cities, "Donna Erickson: Tips and ideas for summer play all day, every day," 13 June 2019 In addition to the more adventuresome chocolate cake, San Daniele also includes the infinitely more familiar (at this point, cliched) tiramisu. Andrew Marton, star-telegram, "Dining experience at San Daniele in Grapevine can be described in one word: bellisimo | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 25 Apr. 2018 Her first few years in India were adventuresome for an American woman back then. courant.com, "Elizabeth E. Bharucha," 25 Feb. 2018 The advent of bigger, faster, more dependable machines allows riders to become more adventuresome. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, "Despite some rough spots, snowmachine conditions are good in the Interior," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of adventuresome

1628, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adventuresome

adventure entry 1 + -some entry 1

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The first known use of adventuresome was in 1628

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“Adventuresome.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adventuresomeness. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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adventuresome

adjective
How to pronounce adventuresome (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of adventuresome

chiefly US : liking to do dangerous and exciting things : seeking adventure

adventuresome

adjective
ad·​ven·​ture·​some | \ əd-ˈven-chər-səm How to pronounce adventuresome (audio) \

Kids Definition of adventuresome

: likely to take risks : daring

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