from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Involvement in risky enterprises without regard to proper procedures and possible consequences, especially the reckless intervention by a nation in the affairs of another nation or region: "American strategic interests would . . . be even more jeopardized by Soviet adventurism in the Middle East” ( Christopher T. Rand).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. recklessness in politics or foreign affairs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ways, habits, and schemes of the adventurer or adventuress; the practices, pretenses, or experiences of those who live by their wits.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. recklessness in politics or foreign affairs
From adventure + -ism. (Wiktionary)