HyperDic: adventurer

English > 2 senses of the word adventurer:
NOUNperson adventurer, venturera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks
person adventurer, explorersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
adventurer > pronunciation
Soundsaedveh'ncherer; ahdveh'ncherer
Rhymesacquirer ... waterer: 26 rhymes with erer...
English > adventurer: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks.
Synonymventurer
InstancesCasanova, Giovanni Jacopo Casanova, Casanova de Seingalt, Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de SeingaltAn Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)
NarroweradventuressA woman adventurer
argonautsomeone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure
cowboysomeone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles)
daredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic, harum-scarumA reckless impetuous irresponsible person
gambler, risk takersomeone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
hotspurA rash or impetuous person
mercenary, soldier of fortuneA person hired to fight for another country than their own
mountaineer, mountain climbersomeone who climbs mountains
speculator, plungersomeone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishaventurero
Catalanaventurer
Nounsadventurea wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful / lawful / lawful)
Verbsadventureput at risk
adventuretake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
English > adventurer: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose).
Synonymexplorer
InstancesAmundsen, Roald AmundsenNorwegian explorer who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage and in 1911 the first to reach the South Pole (1872-1928)
Bartlett, Robert Bartlett, Robert Abram Bartlett, Captain BobUnited States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)
Bougainville, Louis Antoine de BougainvilleFrench explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)
Burton, Richard Burton, Sir Richard Burton, Sir Richard Francis BurtonEnglish explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
Byrd, Richard E. Byrd, Richard Evelyn Byrd, Admiral Byrdexplorer and United States naval officer
Cabot, Sebastian Cabotson of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil
Champlain, Samuel de ChamplainFrench explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec / Quebec (1567-1635)
Clark, William ClarkUnited States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River
Cordoba, Francisco Fernandez Cordoba, Cordova, Francisco Fernandez de CordovaSpanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)
Cousteau, Jacques Costeau, Jacques Yves CosteauFrench underwater explorer (born in 1910)
Flinders, Matthew Flinders, Sir Matthew FlindersBritish explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)
Fremont, John C. Fremont, John Charles FremontUnited States explorer who mapped much of the American west and Northwest (1813-1890)
Frobisher, Sir Martin FrobisherEnglish explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient
Hall, Charles Francis HallUnited States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
Jolliet, Louis Jolliet, Joliet, Louis JolietFrench explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700)
LaSalle, Sieur de LaSalle, Rene-Robert CavelierFrench explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687)
Lewis, Meriwether LewisUnited States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809)
Livingstone, David LivingstoneScottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873)
Mackenzie, Sir Alexander MackenzieCanadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)
Nansen, Fridtjof NansenNorwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
Park, Mungo ParkScottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
Peary, Robert Peary, Robert E. Peary, Robert Edwin PearyUnited States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920)
Rasmussen, Kund Johan Victor RasmussenDanish ethnologist and Arctic explorer
Ross, James Clark Ross, Sir James Clark RossBritish explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic
Ross, John Ross, Sir John RossScottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe SchoolcraftUnited States geologist and ethnologist and explorer who discovered the source of the Mississippi River (1793-1864)
Scott, Robert Scott, Robert Falcon ScottEnglish explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen
Smith, John Smith, Captain John SmithEnglish explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia
Speke, John Speke, John Hanning SpekeEnglish explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika
Stanley, Henry M. Stanley, Sir Henry Morton Stanley, John RowlandsWelsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871
Sverdrup, Otto Neumann SverdrupNorwegian explorer who led expeditions into the Arctic (1855-1930)
Vizcaino, Sebastian VizcainoSpanish explorer who was the first European to explore the California coast (1550-1615)
Wilkes, Charles WilkesUnited States explorer of Antarctica (1798-1877)
Wilkins, George Hubert WilkinsAustralian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958)
NarrowerconquistadorAn adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)
diver, frogman, underwater diversomeone who works underwater
navigatorIn earlier times, a person who explored by ship
potholer, spelunker, speleologist, spelaeologistA person who explores caves
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishexploradora, explorador
Catalanexplorador
Nounsadventurea wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful / lawful / lawful)
Verbsadventuretake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

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