1. [ adjective ] involving risk or danger
Synonyms: risky venturesome hazardous

"skydiving is a hazardous sport" "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog" "a venturesome journey in wintertime" "a venturous enterprise"

Related terms: dangerous
2. [ adjective ] disposed to venture or take risks
Synonyms: daring venturesome audacious

"audacious visions of the total conquest of space" "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas" "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers" "a venturesome investor" "a venturous spirit"

Related terms: adventurous
Similar spelling:   ventricous