Pronunciation: (ad-ven'chur-ur),[key] —n. 1. a person who has, enjoys, or seeks adventures.
2. a seeker of fortune in daring enterprises; soldier of fortune.
3. a person who undertakes great commercial risk; speculator.
4. a person who seeks power, wealth, or social rank by unscrupulous or questionable means: They thought John was an adventurer and after their daughter's money. 5. (usually cap.) a member of Camp Fire, Inc., who is between the ages of 9 and 11.