risk taker

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Noun1.risk taker - someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitementrisk taker - someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
adventurer, venturer - a person who enjoys taking risks
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A group of forward-thinking insurance syndicates affiliated with Lloyd's of London, insurers with ideas for creative insurance products, vendors and brokers gathered in Baltimore this week for the Cover Holders and Risk Takers Exchange Constitutional Convention.
The Minister said the second campaign would target the Risk Takers who speed, drink drive, used their mobile phones and did not wear seatbelts.
Chief Insp Jed White, of CMPG, said: "Our approach is intelligence-led, targeting people and vehicles we believe to be drinkdrive risk takers.
to the dreamers, the risk takers, and to the misfits.
At Business in Focus our experience tells us many of our clients are not risk takers, natural sales people or aiming to be the next Mark Zuckerberg.
Many people see entrepreneurs as crazy risk takers.
He added: "It would be very rare that we'd be described as innovators, investors or risk takers, but that's exactly what our Government frequently is.
Calculated Risk Takers are by far the least likely to purchase a plan compared to other groups," Bye said, according to a written version of his presentation.
History shows them to be risk takers and trailblazers, yet they do suffer needlessly from poor self-esteem," write the authors.
When asked to choose between the risk of being known to posterity as the central banker who let the system collapse and the intangible future benefits of teaching risk takers a lesson, it does not take genius to predict the central banker's decision.
Americans are more likely than EU or Chinese respondents to think of themselves as risk takers, competitive, and able to accomplish difficult tasks.
This research shatters the stereotype that men are more likely to be risk takers than women are.