Definition of adventuress noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    adventuress

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ədˈvɛntʃərəs//
     
    (old-fashioned)
     
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  1. 1a woman who enjoys exciting new experiences, especially going to unusual places
  2. 2(often disapproving) a woman who is willing to take risks or act in a dishonest way in order to gain money or power
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