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Too willing to take risks or try out new experiences:‘the elders disregard the youth for being over-adventurous, hasty, and ill-informed’
rash, careless, thoughtless, incautious, heedless, unheeding, inattentive, hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitous, impetuous, impulsive, daredevil, devil-may-care, hot-headedView synonyms
- ‘An over-adventurous programme saw many of the country's top jazz musicians play to empty halls.’
- ‘Extra time saw both teams create few chances with legs getting weary and neither side wanting to concede a goal by being over-adventurous.’
- ‘The more the Blues pack sought to seize control, the more the ball was fumbled by the over-adventurous backs.’
- ‘Gerrard gave the ball away with his first pass, an over-adventurous one in Rooney's direction, although Portugal kindly returned it and the striker saw a second-minute shot blocked.’
- ‘He contended that Evans's interpretation of the note is speculative and over-adventurous.’
- ‘But he had to pay the penalty for being over-adventurous and finished just a slot above the last-placed competitor.’
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