[ UK /ɐdvˈɛnt‍ʃəɹɐ/ ]
[ US /ædˈvɛntʃɝɝ, ədˈvɛntʃɝɝ/ ]
  1. a person who enjoys taking risks
  2. someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
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How To Use adventurer In A Sentence

  • What can be said of the kingdom of Thrace, set up by the Gauls who had ravaged Macedonia, or of the kingdoms of Pontus, of Bythnia, of Pergamum and of Syria, founded by adventurers after the battle of Ipsus in 301 B.C.? Élie Ducommun - Nobel Lecture
  • If the adventurers try to reach location 14 they will have to pass scores of biting faces and clutching hands.
  • When you hear the words, " adventure travel" , perhaps you think ofthe Venetian merchant Marco Polo, the distinguished African explorer David Livingstone, or North Pole adventurer Robert Peary.
  • The Polar Race, which will last between 30 and 40 days, has been organised by two of Britain's leading modern day adventurers.
  • This chamber is a natural place for Bardul to retire to talk with the adventurers and offer some of his Lustrian coffee.
  • Carl, a reckless billionaire adventurer, has financed an expedition by an expert spelunker and diver named Frank McGuire Richard Roxburgh, to chart the unexplored portions of Esa'ala and discover a previously uncharted route through Esa'ala and back to the ocean coast. Marshall Fine: Movie Review: Sanctum
  • The one certain aspect is that the summits and depths reached by the adventure tourist are found in a state of magnificent and primitive valor, making the adventurer a universal traveler. Guide to alternative tourism in Michoacán
  • That same year another daimyo, also with shogunal consent, led an expedition to Taiwan to explore the possibilities of setting up a trading center there, although nothing came of the attempt. 43 In 1616, a Japanese merchant-adventurer named Murayama Toan (村山東庵) sent thirteen junks to conquer Taiwan. 44 They were ambushed in a creek by headhunters and decided to give up on Taiwan and instead pillage the Chinese coast. How Taiwan Became Chinese
  • The French adventurers, however, seem always to have restricted the word "boucanier" to its proper signification, that of a hunter and curer of meat; and when they developed into corsairs, by a curious contrast they adopted an English name and called themselves "filibustiers," which is merely the French sailor's way of pronouncing the English word "freebooter." [ The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century
  • Another casket presents the adventurers with an intriguing puzzle.
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