Meaning of “adventurer” in the English Dictionary

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"adventurer" in British English

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adventurernoun [ C ]

uk /ədˈven.tʃə.rər/ us /ədˈven.tʃɚ.ɚ/

someone who enjoys and looks for dangerous and exciting experiences:

He was something of an adventurer, living most of his life abroad.

disapproving a person who takes risks, acts dishonestly, or uses the fact that they are sexually attractive to become rich or powerful:

He was portrayed in the press as a gold digger and adventurer.

(Definition of “adventurer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adventurer" in American English

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adventurernoun [ C ]

us /ədˈven·tʃər·ər/

someone who enjoys and looks for dangerous and exciting experiences:

An intrepid adventurer, he loves exploring the wilderness.

(Definition of “adventurer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)