- adventuress n (pl adventuresses) aventurière f also pej.
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Adventuress — En 2008 à Tacoma Gréement goélette Débuts 1913 … Wikipédia en Français
Adventuress — may refer to:* Adventuress (schooner) *Adventuress (dinghy) * The Adventuress , American title of the British film I See a Dark Stranger … Wikipedia
Adventuress — Ad*ven tur*ess, n. A female adventurer; a woman who tries to gain position by equivocal means. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
adventuress — [ad ven′chər is, ədven′chər is] n. a woman adventurer, specif. one who seeks to become rich and socially accepted by exploiting her charms, by scheming, etc … English World dictionary
adventuress — noun Date: 1754 a female adventurer; especially one who seeks position or livelihood by questionable means … New Collegiate Dictionary
adventuress — /ad ven cheuhr is/, n. 1. a woman who schemes to win social position, wealth, etc., by unscrupulous or questionable means. 2. a woman who is an adventurer. [1745 55; ADVENTUR(ER) + ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * … Universalium
adventuress — noun A woman of doubtful reputation or suspected character; a demirep … Wiktionary
adventuress — Synonyms and related words: Aspasia, Delilah, Jezebel, Messalina, Phryne, Thais, adventurer, brazenface, courtesan, daredevil, demimondaine, demimonde, demirep, devil, femme fatale, fire eater, harem girl, harum scarum, hellcat, hetaera, hotspur … Moby Thesaurus
adventuress — ad venÂ·turÂ·ess || tÊƒÉ™rÉªs n. female adventurer; woman who gains position or power by questionable means ad venÂ·turÂ·er || tÊƒÉ™rÉ™ n. one who goes on adventures; one who takes risks, speculator … English contemporary dictionary
adventuress — a promiscuous female Not just a female who travels the world or does exciting things: ... she was also an adventurer, in the precise sense of the word one who has adventures, as opposed to an adventuressone who has lovers. (Blanch,… … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
adventuress — ad·ven·tur·ess … English syllables