adventuresome adventuresome  /æd ˈvɛn tʃər səm/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises

Usage(s):

  1. He scoops the pasta into paper cups and begins handing out samples to the more adventuresome onlookers.
  2. He's been the most adventuresome and in many senses the most revolutionary President since at least Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  3. What was once the sole domain of adventuresome government agencies and officials soon became standard policy.

News

  1. Anniversary

    Walter and Vivian McCoy Gresham residents Walter Earl and Vivian Noell McCoy recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner party at Bumpers Grill and Bar in Fairview. They were married May 27, 1943, in Spade, Texas, and their honeymoon was an adventuresome move to Oregon. The couple has two daughters, Connie Otto of Gresham and Linda Vega of Fairview; two granddaughters ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Gresham Outlook

  2. Adopt a friend

    Oscar - Orange Tabby • Age: 6 months. • Qualities: Oscar loves to play with toys and is quite adventuresome. He can be a bit shy at first, but likes other kitties and older children. • Needs: An indoor-only home. • Fee: $65, which includes spay/neuter and current shots. • Contact: Paws Patrol in Green Valley at 207-4024 or greenvalleypawspatrol.org• Meet: By appointment.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

Quotes

  1. "Jeffrey Deitch has for many years run one of the most exciting and adventuresome galleries in New York and will undoubtedly bring the same energy and excitement to his work at MOCA," said Glenn Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art.
    on Jan 11, 2010 By: Glenn Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "Every movie is fraught with unknown hazards: Is the idea commercial? Are we being too adventuresome with our concept? There are so many unknowns in conceiving a motion picture and getting it made and doing it the best you can," Spielberg says....
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Steven Spielberg Source: USA Today

  3. "It was a little too adventuresome, shall we say, for the label at the time," trombonist and founding member James Pankow recalled on A&E's "Private Sessions." "They were expecting another 'If You Leave Me Now,' 'Hard to Say I'm Sorry.'"
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Jimmy Pankow Source: CNN

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