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Synonyms for risky

Synonyms for (adjective) risky

Synonyms: wild, risky, hazardous Definition: involving risk or danger Usage: skydiving is a hazardous sport; extremely risky going out in the tide and fog; a wild financial scheme

Similar words: dangerous, unsafe Definition: involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm Usage: a dangerous criminal; a dangerous bridge; unemployment reached dangerous proportions

Synonyms: high-risk, risky, speculative, bad Definition: not financially safe or secure Usage: a bad investment; high risk investments; anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky; speculative business enterprises

Similar words: unsound Definition: not sound financially Usage: unsound banking practices