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
Federal prosecutors say that in October 2010 an expert on cultural property law retained by Hobby Lobby warned the company that objects from Iraq were risky purchases, as many sites were illegally looted during the Iraq War and and the rise of ISIS.
David E. Sanger lays out President Trump’s few—and risky—options for handling the situation.
LONDON – Stem-cell tourism involving patients who travel to developing countries for treatment with unproven and potentially risky therapies should be more tightly regulated, international health experts said on Wednesday.
But so many Republicans voted for it that House Speaker Michael Madigan was able to spare 10 Democrats from taking a politically risky vote.
But since complaining about your bosses could be unproductive and risky, focusing on the break policy is a smarter move.
But Congress has not included funding for Yucca Mountain in its fiscal year 2018 budget proposal and even if the legislation gets through the long and risky lawmaking process, clearing attendant bureaucratic hurdles remain.
Chilton said radiosurgery treatments are especially useful for tumors that are near the base of the brain, or wrapped around nerves or blood vessels — situations that make surgery more risky.
The report released June 8 detailed excessive spending and self-dealing carried out by top administrators, saying the foundation wasted money on worthless real estate investments and risky startup companies.
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: involving the possibility of something bad or unpleasant happening : involving risk
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