noun: A heavy speculator in stocks, business, or trade.
noun: One that attempts to gain wealth and social position by unscrupulous means.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
The word adventurer has been through a half-millennium of exciting times.
Such are among the sad chances to which the life of the Rocky Mountain adventurer is exposed.
Another book on the American adventurer is in the works: Ethan has a knack for staying in trouble.
The basic difference between a tourist and an adventurer is that the former pays in advance to make sure his arrangement is safe and without any dramatic meanderings from their vacation plans.
*As late as 1939, when Life magazine ran an article in which he was referred to as a lobbyist and an adventurer, Bunau-Varilla, at age eighty, responded that he had been no such thing: Unless you call adventurer a man who sacrifices his time, his money and his scientific capacities to the glory of his nation and to the service of her great friend the United States. . .