adventuress(redirected from adventuresses)
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A woman who seeks social and financial advancement by unscrupulous means. See Usage Note at -ess.
1. a woman who seeks adventure, esp one who seeks success or money through daring exploits
2. a woman who seeks money or power by unscrupulous means
3. (Commerce) a speculator
ad•ven•tur•ess(ædˈvɛn tʃər ɪs)
a woman who schemes to win social position, wealth, etc., by questionable means.