risky

[หˆrษชski]

risky Definition

  • 1involving the possibility of something bad happening
  • 2likely to cause harm or damage

Using risky: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "risky" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    It's too risky to invest in that company.

  • Example

    Driving without a seatbelt is a risky behavior.

  • Example

    The surgery is risky, but it's the only option we have.

  • Example

    It's a risky move, but it might pay off.

risky Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for risky

Phrases with risky

  • to do something even though there is a chance of something bad happening

    Example

    I decided to take a risk and invest all my savings in the stock market.

  • in danger of being harmed or damaged

    Example

    The building is at risk of collapsing if we don't reinforce the foundation.

  • to put everything at stake, including one's own safety or well-being

    Example

    He risked it all to start his own business, and it paid off in the end.

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Summary: risky in Brief

The adjective 'risky' [หˆrษชski] refers to something that involves the possibility of something bad happening or is likely to cause harm or damage. It can be used to describe behaviors, decisions, investments, and situations. Examples include 'It's too risky to invest in that company.' and 'The surgery is risky, but it's the only option we have.' Phrases like 'take a risk' and 'at risk' are common, as well as the informal terms 'dicey' and 'sketchy.'

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