a person who takes many risks.
(slang) an unscrupulous or dishonest opportunist who is prepared to try any dubious scheme for making money or furthering his or her own ends
the office or department of a chancellor; chancellery. an office of public records, especially those of the Lord Chancellor in England. (in England) the Lord Chancellor’s court, now a division of the High Court of Justice. Law. Also called court of chancery. a court having jurisdiction in equity; court of equity. equity (defs 3a, b). […]
a city in SW Guangdong province, SE China, on an inlet of the South China Sea.
the absence of any cause of events that can be predicted, understood, or controlled: often personified or treated as a positive agency: Chance governs all. luck or fortune: a game of chance. a possibility or probability of anything happening: a fifty-percent chance of success. an opportune or favorable time; opportunity: Now is your chance. Baseball. […]
the initial lesion of syphilis and certain other infectious diseases, commonly a more or less distinct ulcer or sore with a hard base. noun (pathol) a small hard nodular growth, which is the first diagnostic sign of acquired syphilis n. also chanker, “venereal ulcer,” c.1600, from French chancre (15c.), literally “cancer,” from Latin cancer (see […]