Definition of at the risk of (doing something)
- At the risk of sounding rude, I have to ask you how old you are.
: possibility of loss or injury : peril
: someone or something that creates or suggests a hazard
: the chance of loss or the perils to the subject matter of an insurance contract
: to expose to hazard or danger
: to incur the risk or danger of
: the act of performing or executing : action
: things that are done or that occur : goings-on
: social activities
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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