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1. risky

adjective. ['ˈrɪski'] involving risk or danger.

Synonyms

  • dangerous
  • wild
  • hazardous

Antonyms

  • invulnerable
  • secure
  • protected
  • noncritical

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • risk (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Risky

  • zembriski
  • wanniski
  • whisky
  • whiskey
  • lariscy
  • briski
  • briskey
  • alisky
  • liskey

Example sentences of the word risky


1. Adjective
A family room with white carpet could seem risky.

Quotes containing the word risky


1. Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate.
- Raymond E. Feist

2. Humor is very very risky, particularly for a candidate, unless he's been in so long that it just doesn't matter, and he's not running for president. But it's just that people are so sensitive and so touchy, and you're just going to upset somebody without ever realizing it.
- Mark Russell

3. A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss... That's the trade-off. But I'll take it all.
- Brad Pitt

2. risky

adjective. ['ˈrɪski'] not financially safe or secure.

Synonyms

  • bad
  • unsound
  • speculative

Antonyms

  • tame
  • quiet
  • tractable
  • tameness

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • risk (English)
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