What is another word for


risky as in involving risk or danger
  • "skydiving is a hazardous sport"
  • "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"
  • "a wild financial scheme"


  • hazardousinvolving risk or danger
  • wildin an uncontrolled and rampant manner; in a wild or undomesticated manner; a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; in a natural state; in a state of extreme emotion; deviating widely from an intended course; (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; without a basis in reason or fact; talking or behaving irrationally; involving risk or danger; fanciful and unrealistic; located in a dismal or remote area; intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with; without civilizing influences; (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
risky as in 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"


  • badthat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly'); very much; having undesirable or negative qualities; very intense; feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; not capable of being collected; below average in quality or performance; nonstandard; not financially safe or secure; physically unsound or diseased; capable of harming; characterized by wickedness or immorality; reproduced fraudulently; not working properly
  • high-risknot financially safe or secure
  • speculativenot financially safe or secure; not based on fact or investigation; showing curiosity