Adventuresome



bold; daring; .
Contemporary Examples

But even the most adventuresome eaters have probably never eaten Maori pikopiko pesto.
The Maori Star Chef Rocking the South Pacific Lea Lane Stern April 1, 2011

adventuresome moviegoers can thank the Oscars as bunnies can thank spring.
The Oscar International Film Festival: ‘Stranger By the Lake’ and Foreign Films You Should Watch Jimmy So February 1, 2014

A difficult feat, to be sure, but not entirely unusual for adventuresome Englishmen and -women.
This Week’s Hot Reads: March 25, 2013 Nicholas Mancusi March 24, 2013

Historical Examples

Besides, with her adventuresome and fearless nature, she’d not be satisfied merely to look on from afar—she’d want them to land.
Creatures of Vibration Harl Vincent

Trying to prove that it happened is the highest work of the adventuresome.
Strictly Business O. Henry

And this fellowship, or intimacy, which he courted was destined to send Caillette forth on a strange and adventuresome mission.
Under the Rose Frederic Stewart Isham

He was not lazy, but he was adventuresome, and steady employment held for him no attraction.
A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart

Campaigning with the 2d corps in 1864 was strenuous enough to satisfy the most adventuresome.
Drum Taps in Dixie Delavan S. Miller

I realized that I should not be able soon to undertake any adventuresome travels, and I could not reach home by any easy stages.
The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby

The ships of Portugal were the most adventuresome of any that ploughed the ocean.
Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd

adj.

1731, from adventure + -some (1).

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