HyperDic: venturer

English > 2 senses of the word venturer:
NOUNperson venturer, merchant-venturera merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas / overseas)
person venturer, adventurera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks
English > venturer: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas / overseas).
Synonymmerchant-venturer
Broadermerchant, merchandiserA businessperson engaged in retail trade
English > venturer: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks.
Synonymadventurer
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
Verbsventureput at risk
ventureproceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

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