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Definition of risky adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    risky

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈrɪski//
     
    (riskier, riskiest) You can also use more risky and most risky.
     
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  1. 1involving the possibility of something bad happening synonym dangerous
  2. 2 Life as a helicopter pilot can be a risky business (= dangerous). a risky investment It's far too risky to generalize from one set of results.
NAmE//ˈrɪskəli//
 
adverb
NAmE//ˈrɪskinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
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