Adventurer meaning

ăd-vĕnchər-ər
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One that seeks adventure.
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A person who has or likes to have adventures.
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A financial speculator.
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One who adventures; as, the merchant adventurers; one who seeks his fortune in new and hazardous or perilous enterprises.
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A soldier of fortune, a speculator.
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A heavy speculator in stocks, business, or trade.
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One that attempts to gain wealth and social position unscrupulously.
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A person who seeks to become rich, powerful, etc. by dubious schemes.
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A social pretender on the lookout for advancement; one who pushes his fortune by equivocal means, as false pretences.
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(video games) A player of adventure games or text adventures.
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A soldier of fortune.
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Origin of adventurer

  • Compare French aventurier; adventure +‎ -er.

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