Definition of risky
: attended with risk or danger : hazardous
Examples of risky in a Sentence
Her plan is too risky.
Recent Examples of risky from the Web
World-famous events like Coachella began as risky endeavors undertaken by small promoters.
The move is risky for CBS since news viewers typically grow loyal to a particular anchor and a change in a familiar face can lead them to go elsewhere.
Wonderspaces introduces a new, somewhat risky business model for showing art.
The path forward for Trudeau is risky because no G-20 country does a larger share of its trade with the U.S. than Canada.
Credit scores for U.S. consumers reached a record high this spring while the share of Americans deemed to be some of the riskiest borrowers hit a record low—a potential boon for lending and economic activity.
The Texas Legislature this month agreed on a fix to the fund that will deeply cut benefits and require city taxpayers and first responders to pay millions more each year to fill the financial hole left by the risky investments in prior years.
A battle began between Kushner and the companies that helped finance his risky purchase.
That is actually far more risky than using a password manager.
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Definition of risky for English Language Learners
: involving the possibility of something bad or unpleasant happening : involving risk
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