Definition of live dangerously in English:

live dangerously


  • Do something risky, especially on a habitual basis.

    ‘she bit her lip, caught between natural caution and a desire to live dangerously’
    • ‘Derby are still living dangerously, just four points ahead of third-bottom Manchester City, after losing 2-1 at home to Arsenal.’
    • ‘This is one girl who likes living dangerously.’
    • ‘And more and more Americans are living dangerously, moving to regions in this country highly vulnerable to natural disasters.’
    • ‘City were living dangerously but as the clock ticked closer to 90 minutes they looked to have weathered the worst of the storm.’
    • ‘These are some of the most beautiful places to live, but living here is living dangerously.’
    • ‘We lived dangerously for about 20 minutes but we got through that and the game had levelled itself out,’ he recalled.’
    • ‘After having lived dangerously for several years, I really did not want to involved in this type of case.’
    • ‘Having braved the elements once I decided to live dangerously.’
    • ‘He doesn't live dangerously, but puts others in terrible danger!’
    • ‘Are you trying to be insulting or do you like living dangerously?’