adventuress Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a woman adventurer
  2. verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; adventure; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling
  3. verb put at risk
    stake; jeopardize; hazard; venture; adventure.
    • I will stake my good reputation for this


Ad*ven"tur*ess noun
  1. A female adventurer; a woman who tries to gain position by equivocal means.

Webster 1913