adventurer definition

  • noun:
    • One that seeks adventure.
    • A soldier of fortune.
    • much speculator in stocks, company, or trade.
    • the one that tries to get wealth and social place by unscrupulous means.
    • One who activities; as, the vendor adventurers; one who seeks his lot of money in brand-new and dangerous or perilous enterprises.
    • A soldier of fortune, a speculator.
    • A social pretender searching for advancement; one who pushes their lot of money by equivocal means, as untrue pretences.
    • a person of adventure games or text adventures.
    • person who adventures; ; one that seeks their fortune in brand-new and dangerous or perilous enterprises.
    • A social pretender on the lookout for advancement.
    • One who partcipates in adventure; an undertaker of unsure or dangerous activities or enterprises, as with vacation, war, trade, speculation, etc.: as, the Young Adventurer, a title provided to Prince Charles Edward Stuart on account of his leading the hopeless insurrection of 1745.
    • In general, a person who undertakes any great commercial danger or conjecture; a speculator; in mining, a shareholder in or promoter of mines, especially underneath the cost-book system. See cost-book.
    • In a negative good sense, a seeker of lot of money by underhand or equivocal means; a speculator upon the credulity or great nature of other individuals; particularly, a person who ingratiates himself with community by false program or pretense so that you can gain a surreptitious livelihood.
    • an individual who enjoys taking chances
    • someone who travels into little-known regions (especially for many scientific function)

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