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risk·y

 (rĭs′kē)
adj. risk·i·er, risk·i·est
Accompanied by or involving risk or danger; hazardous.

risk′i·ly adv.
risk′i·ness n.
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risky

(ˈrɪskɪ)
adj, riskier or riskiest
involving danger; perilous
ˈriskily adv
ˈriskiness n
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risk•y

(ˈrɪs ki)

adj. risk•i•er, risk•i•est.
attended with or involving risk; hazardous.
[1820–30]
risk′i•ly, adv.
risk′i•ness, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.risky - involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme"
dangerous, unsafe - involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
2.risky - not financially safe or securerisky - not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"
unsound - not sound financially; "unsound banking practices"
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risky

adjective dangerous, hazardous, unsafe, perilous, uncertain, tricky, dodgy (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), precarious, touch-and-go, dicey (informal, chiefly Brit.), fraught with danger, chancy (informal) It is a very risky business.
sure, certain, safe, secure, stable, reliable
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risky

adjective
Involving possible risk, loss, or injury:
Slang: hairy.
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Translations
مُجازِف، مُخاطِرمَحْفُوفٌ بالـمَخَاطِر
riskantnínebezpečný
risikabel
vaarallinen
rizičan
áhættusamur
危険な
위험한
tvegan
riskabel
ที่เสี่ยง
mạo hiểm

risky

[ˈrɪskɪ] ADJ (riskier (compar) (riskiest (superl)))
1. (= dangerous) [venture, plan, investment] → arriesgado, riesgoso (LAm)
investing on the stock market is a risky businessinvertir en bolsa supone muchos riesgos
2. = risqué
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

risky

[ˈrɪski] adjrisqué(e)
it's a risky business → c'est risqué
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

risky

adj (+er)
enterprise, deed, loan, investment, debtriskant; it’s risky, it’s a risky businessdas ist riskant
joke, storypikant, gewagt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

risky

[ˈrɪskɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → rischioso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

risk

(risk) noun
(a person, thing etc which causes or could cause) danger or possible loss or injury. He thinks we shouldn't go ahead with the plan because of the risks involved / because of the risk of failure.
verb
1. to expose to danger; to lay open to the possibility of loss. He would risk his life for his friend; He risked all his money on betting on that horse.
2. to take the chance of (something bad happening). He was willing to risk death to save his friend; I'd better leave early as I don't want to risk being late for the play.
ˈrisky adverb
possibly causing or bringing loss, injury etc. Motor-racing is a risky business.
at (a person's) own risk
with the person agreeing to accept any loss, damage etc involved. Cars may be parked here at their owner's risk.
at risk
in danger; likely to suffer loss, injury etc. Heart disease can be avoided if people at risk take medical advice.
at the risk of
with the possibility of (loss, injury, trouble etc). He saved the little girl at the risk of his own life; At the risk of offending you, I must tell you that I disapprove of your behaviour.
run/take the risk (of)
to do something which involves a risk. I took the risk of buying that jumper for you – I hope it fits; He didn't want to run the risk of losing his money.
take risks / take a risk
to do something which might cause loss, injury etc. One cannot be successful in business unless one is willing to take risks.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

risky

مَحْفُوفٌ بالـمَخَاطِر riskantní risikabel riskant ριψοκίνδυνος arriesgado vaarallinen risqué rizičan rischioso 危険な 위험한 gewaagd risikabel ryzykowny arriscado рискованный riskabel ที่เสี่ยง riskli mạo hiểm 危险的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

risky

a. arriesgado-a, peligroso-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

risky

adj (comp -ier; super -iest) riesgoso
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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