Meaning of adventuress

ad•ven•tur•ess

Pronunciation: (ad-ven'chur-is), [key]
— n.
  1. a woman who schemes to win social position, wealth, etc., by unscrupulous or questionable means.
  2. a woman who is an adventurer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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