Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Involvement in risky enterprises, especially in foreign affairs, while disregarding established principles or adverse consequences.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The ways, habits, and schemes of the adventurer or adventuress; the practices, pretenses, or experiences of those who live by their wits.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun recklessness in politics or foreign affairs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun recklessness in politics or foreign affairs

Etymologies

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From adventure +‎ -ism.

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