adventurous adventurous  /æd ˈvɛn tʃə rəs/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. But school directors view these more adventurous shows and approaches as learning opportunities.
  2. Bankable in Bollywood, she tired of formulaic fare and is one of the few marquee actresses willing to risk reputation to take adventurous roles in experimental films.
  3. The portrait of the freewheeling, sexually adventurous, pre-AIDS club world is vivid, uncompromising and often funny.

News

  1. Camarillo Family YMCA Keeps Youth Moving, Learning and Exploring this Summer

    The Camarillo Family YMCA is offering summer day camps to give kids and teens in Camarillo an adventurous, active and healthy summer. YMCA camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

  2. Friskies® Presents 2nd Annual “The Friskies,” the Major Award for Best New Internet Cat Videos of the Year Featuring ...

    Calling all cat video creators: “The Friskies” is back. It’s time to capture your cat’s funniest or most adventurous moment and enter “The Friskies” for your opportunity to win a $5,000 cash prize and a custom-made gold plated Friskies Catuette, and take part in the live Award Show in New York City this fall.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. River Bend Nature Center offers summer camp

    RACINE — River Bend Nature Center offers an adventurous and educational summer camp for children ages 4-13. Weekly themes inspire children as they learn and play on 78 acres of ponds, fields and forest. Underlying the fun, the children will be engaged in a strong environmental education curriculum.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Journal Times

Quotes

  1. "As I've said, I want an adventurous life," said Cruise. "And yet I've gotten a little bit more adventure than I bargained for."
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Tom Cruise Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson told the club's website: "Everyone at the club has been very impressed and excited by his first year as a professional. His enthusiasm and the adventurous way he plays is typical of a Manchester United...
    on Apr 27, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Independent

  3. A predilection for what McCain describes as "quick tempers, adventurous spirits, and love for the country's uniform" was encoded in the family DNA.
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

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