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Definition 1: involving risk or danger - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where risky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • skydiving is a hazardous sport
  • extremely risky going out in the tide and fog
  • a wild financial scheme

Synonyms for risky in the sense of this definition

(risky is similar to ...) involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm

"a dangerous criminal" "a dangerous bridge" "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"

Definition 2: not financially safe or secure - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where risky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bad investment
  • high risk investments
  • anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky
  • speculative business enterprises

Synonyms for risky in the sense of this definition

(risky is similar to ...) not sound financially

"unsound banking practices"

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