Definition of dangerous
- a dangerous job
- a dangerous man
She got into a car accident while driving through a dangerous intersection.
He often drives at dangerous speeds.
The city can be a dangerous place to live.
The storms may cause dangerous flooding.
He is wanted for assault with a dangerous weapon.
the most dangerous of drugs
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: involving possible injury, harm, or death : characterized by danger
: able or likely to cause injury, pain, harm, etc.
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