Definition of venturesome in English:



  • Willing to take risks or embark on difficult or unusual courses of action.

    ‘he took a venturesome approach to the standard operas’
    ‘anyone venturesome enough to try to blaze a trail through it would soon beat a hasty retreat’
    • ‘They are more correct in technique and more venturesome in approach.’
    • ‘Some historians, pushing now for more microhistory, feel that the field has already been too venturesome.’
    • ‘For the venturesome investor, Europe may be, eventually, a better growth opportunity than the U.S.’
    • ‘This venturesome quality, the writer considered to be ‘the most distinctive development of American art.’’
    • ‘His presentation is at once inventive, venturesome, and irenic.’
    • ‘This enabled venturesome radio hobbyists to listen to a much greater variety of radio traffic, and set the stage for scanning twenty years later.’
    • ‘Yet another method, which the companies think venturesome, is the display of their materials on the billboard.’
    • ‘I took a venturesome step: ‘I hope you don't mind, but what kind of cancer do you have?‘’
    • ‘As a general rule, we Bahamians are not very venturesome with our food.’
    • ‘Their venturesome efforts were rewarded with a fan base of Deadheads that had swelled to a mega-movement by the end of the '70s.’
    • ‘Thirdly, there was a committed regular audience, which was venturesome and unafraid of risk.’
    • ‘The variety and balance of the selected wines gives the flights a venturesome quality, and a well-constructed comparison to study and savor.’
    courageous, plucky, fearless, valiant, valorous, intrepid, heroic, lionhearted, manful, macho, bold, daring, daredevil, adventurous, audacious, death-or-glory
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