Definition of adventuress noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ədˈventʃəres//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ədˈventʃəres//
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  1. 1(old-fashioned) a 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
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: adventuress