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