Definitions of adventurer

  1. someone who travels into little known regions ( especially for some scientific purpose)
  2. a person who enjoys taking risks
  3. A social pretender on the lookout for advancement.
  4. One who engages in new and dangerous enterprises; a soldier of fortune; one who seeks distinction by false show or pretense.
  5. One who engages in hazardous enterprises.
  6. One who hazards or attempts extraordinary enterprises; one who seeks to advance his position by pretence or imposture; a speculation.
  7. Adventuress.