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Definition 1: a person who enjoys taking risks - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for adventurer in the sense of this definition

(adventurer is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of adventurer ) someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains

(... is a kind of adventurer ) someone who climbs mountains

(... is a kind of adventurer ) a person hired to fight for another country than their own

(... is a kind of adventurer ) a rash or impetuous person

(... is a kind of adventurer ) someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement

(... is a kind of adventurer ) a reckless impetuous irresponsible person

(... is a kind of adventurer ) someone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles)

(... is a kind of adventurer ) a woman adventurer

(... is a kind of adventurer ) someone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure

(... is an instance of adventurer) an Italian adventurer who wrote vivid accounts of his sexual encounters (1725-1798)

Definition 2: someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for adventurer in the sense of this definition

(adventurer is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of adventurer ) an adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)

(... is a kind of adventurer ) someone who works underwater

(... is a kind of adventurer ) in earlier times, a person who explored by ship

(... is a kind of adventurer ) a person who explores caves

(... is an instance of adventurer) British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Danish ethnologist and Arctic explorer; led expeditions into the Arctic to find support for his theory that Eskimos and North American Indians originally migrated from Asia (1879-1933)

(... is an instance of adventurer) United States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)

(... is an instance of adventurer) United States geologist and ethnologist and explorer who discovered the source of the Mississippi River (1793-1864)

(... is an instance of adventurer) English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)

(... is an instance of adventurer) English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)

(... is an instance of adventurer) English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Welsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841-1904)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Norwegian explorer who led expeditions into the Arctic (1855-1930)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the California coast (1550-1615)

(... is an instance of adventurer) United States explorer of Antarctica (1798-1877)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873)

(... is an instance of adventurer) United States explorer and soldier who lead led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River (1774-1809)

(... is an instance of adventurer) French explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Norwegian explorer who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage and in 1911 the first to reach the South Pole (1872-1928)

(... is an instance of adventurer) United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)

(... is an instance of adventurer) French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)

(... is an instance of adventurer) English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)

(... is an instance of adventurer) explorer and United States naval officer; led expeditions to explore Antarctica (1888-1957)

(... is an instance of adventurer) son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)

(... is an instance of adventurer) French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)

(... is an instance of adventurer) United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Spanish explorer who discovered Yucatan (1475-1526)

(... is an instance of adventurer) French underwater explorer (born in 1910)

(... is an instance of adventurer) British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)

(... is an instance of adventurer) United States explorer who mapped much of the American west and Northwest (1813-1890)

(... is an instance of adventurer) English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594)

(... is an instance of adventurer) United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)

(... is an instance of adventurer) French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700)

(... is an instance of adventurer) Australian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958)

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