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Wiktionary

  1. riskyadjective

    Synonyms:
    dangerous, hazardous, perilous

    Antonyms:
    safe, riskless

  2. riskyadjective

    Dangerous, involving risks.

    Investing in this start-up company could be risky.

    Synonyms:
    hazardous, dangerous, perilous

    Antonyms:
    safe, riskless

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. risky

    Uncertain is applied to things that human knowledge can not certainly determine or that human power can not certainly control; precarious originally meant dependent on the will of another, and now, by extension of meaning, dependent on chance or hazard, with manifest unfavorable possibility verging toward probability; as, one holds office by a precarious tenure, or land by a precarious title; the strong man's hold on life is uncertain, the invalid's is precarious.

    Synonyms:
    doubtful, dubious, equivocal, hazardous, insecure, perilous, precarious, unassured, uncertain, unsettled, unstable, unsteady

    Antonyms:
    actual, assured, certain, firm, immutable, incontestable, infallible, real, settled, stable, steady, strong, sure, undeniable, undoubted, unquestionable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hazardous, risky, wildadjective

    involving risk or danger

    "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme"

    Synonyms:
    furious, waste, wild, dotty, savage, risky, barbarian, bad, speculative, baseless, violent, untamed, idle, hazardous, uncivilised, fantastic, raving mad, raging, groundless, angry, barbaric, crazy, godforsaken, unfounded, high-risk, tempestuous, uncivilized, gaga, unwarranted

    Antonyms:
    safe, sound

  2. bad, risky, high-risk, speculativeadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    big, spoiled, uncollectible, risky, questioning, bad, speculative, regretful, hazardous, forged, defective, inquisitive, sorry, tough, spoilt, unsound, wondering(a), high-risk, unfit, wild, notional

    Antonyms:
    safe, sound

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. riskyadjective

    Synonyms:
    [colloquial, U. S.] dangerous, hazardous, perilous, unsafe, full of risk

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. riskyadjective

    Synonyms:
    hazardous, unsafe, perilous, jeopardous, dangerous, precarious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "risky":

    dangerous, dicey, hazardous, high-risk, perilous, at-risk, unsafe, risk

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#102327uncivilized
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#162789godforsaken
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How to use RISKY in a sentence?

  1. Brian Zaugg:

    It happens at the beach as much as on snow, the UV rays reflecting off snow and ice can create a double exposure( from sunlight overhead and the reflection on a surface) and that's when it's risky — it's the same effect as staring at water.

  2. Todd Rosenbluth:

    If the appeal of the product is that you are in the least risky stocks, then hopefully the portfolios make the changes fast enough.

  3. Selahattin Demirtas:

    Mr. Erdogan has compared the risks of nuclear stations with watching TV and said both are risky. I agree with the risks of wathcing TV, especially when he is on TV. (On prime minister Erdogan's quote of "people are saying nuclear stations are risky, then don't you use computers or watch TV as they also emit radiation?")

  4. Colton Hess:

    People go to TikTok to be entertained and to have some sense of normalcy, it's probably risky for creators to get super political, and the audience is younger.

  5. David Schwebel:

    Tricycles are somewhat riskier than other toys children use but that does n’t mean they are highly risky toys.

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