adventurer[ad ven′c̸hər ər, əd-]
- a person who has or likes to have adventures
- soldier of fortune (sense )
- a financial speculator
- a person who seeks to become rich, powerful, etc. by dubious schemes
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- One that seeks adventure.
- A soldier of fortune.
- A heavy speculator in stocks, business, or trade.
- One that attempts to gain wealth and social position by unscrupulous means.