Definition of adventurer:
romantic, Hessian, merchant-venturer, liar, opportunist, heroine, mercenary, politician, tough guy, pirate, badass, speculator, fixer, conman, man, explorer, traveler, soldier of fortune, risk-taker, venturer, hypocrite, daredevil, globe-trotter, fraud, gambling, charlatan, hero, rascal, lion, money, safety, get, operator, rogue, crook, pioneer, brown-nose, wheeler-dealer, gambler, cheat.
The man Forrest- mind you must not be offended if he should be a friend of yours- but I am bound to tell you that I believe him to be an unscrupulous adventurer, and I am afraid that your stepmother is very much under his influence.- "Jeanne of the Marshes", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- "Blake's Burden", Harold Bindloss.
- "Sight Unseen", Mary Roberts Rinehart.