Meaning of “adventurous” in the English Dictionary

"adventurous" in British English

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adventurousadjective

uk /ədˈven.tʃər.əs/ us /ədˈven.tʃɚ.əs/

B2 willing to try new or difficult things:

I'm trying to be more adventurous with my cooking.

exciting and often dangerous:

She led an adventurous life.

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adventurously
adverb uk /ədˈven.tʃər.əs.li/ us /ədˈven.tʃɚ.əs.li/

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

"adventurous" in American English

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adventurousadjective

us /ədˈven·tʃər·əs/ also adventuresome, /ədˈven·tʃər·səm/

willing to try new, unusual, and exciting things:

I’m pretty adventurous in cooking (= willing to try new and unusual things).

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