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adventurer


noun

  1. a person who has, enjoys, or seeks adventures.
  2. a seeker of fortune in daring enterprises; soldier of fortune.
  3. a person who undertakes great commercial risk; speculator.
  4. a person who seeks power, wealth, or social rank by unscrupulous or questionable means: They thought John was an adventurer and after their daughter’s money.
  5. (usually initial capital letter) a member of Camp Fire, Inc., who is between the ages of 9 and 11.

noun

  1. a person who seeks adventure, esp one who seeks success or money through daring exploits
  2. a person who seeks money or power by unscrupulous means
  3. a speculator
n.

late 15c., “one who plays at games of chance,” agent noun from adventure (v.). Meaning “one who seeks adventures” is from 1660s.

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