Meaning of adventuresome in English:


Pronunciation /ədˈvɛn(t)ʃəs(ə)m/

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  • Given to adventures or to running risks; adventurous.

    ‘three adventuresome, energetic boys’
    • ‘My name's John and I'm a 20 year old Boston native with a great sense of humor and an adventuresome spirit.’
    • ‘James always had his sights set firmly on conquering the mountain and prior to the climb the spirited and adventuresome youngster trained for five weeks in the Commeragh mountains.’
    • ‘All in all being a parking valet is interesting, fun and full of surprises - I would recommend it to anyone with an adventuresome spirit.’
    • ‘They see you as bold and adventuresome, someone who will try anything once; someone who takes chances and enjoys an adventure.’
    • ‘At these times, she feels fearless, adventuresome, and ‘triumphant’.’
    • ‘But sometimes puppies get into mischief that's more risky than amusing, and this adventuresome spirit can spell danger.’
    • ‘He was raised in Lynchburg, Virginia and even as a child had an adventuresome spirit.’
    • ‘If you have an adventuresome spirit and a passion for the sea, then this is the trip for you!’
    • ‘The group had a most enjoyable and somewhat adventuresome day trip on Wednesday when they set out on their tour along the scenic Wexford coastline.’
    • ‘When we're at our most adventuresome, that's when we produce our best music.’
    • ‘In a way, you could say this thrill seeker is also following his father's adventuresome footsteps - his dad once maneuvered a motor boat from Venezuela to Miami.’
    • ‘For the less adventuresome, normally there are bus tours or supervised shopping excursions in the local port.’
    • ‘Needless to say, button sewing wasn't adventuresome enough for him, and he left me home alone to finish my task.’
    • ‘Obviously the participating museum directors and curators are more adventuresome than most.’
    • ‘I am not adventuresome when it comes to trying new foods, but Jerry tried pretty well everything.’
    • ‘Employers think, here's a person who is adventuresome, intelligent and probably creative.’
    • ‘They were willing to take chances, and were extremely supportive and adventuresome.’
    • ‘After 44 adventuresome years living and working in New York City, I returned to rural Clarksville, Tennessee, my hometown, to care for my ailing parents.’
    • ‘The small cheese maker will never command a huge market share, but he or she will still capture the attention of some of the country's most loyal cheese-lovers and adventuresome eaters.’
    • ‘For the adventuresome, there's some off-road driving in store along the rugged mountain trails - a chance to see if this sports utility vehicle really lives up to its name.’