Part of speech:
(Scot.) Bringing good luck
The definition of perilous is a dangerous situation, or something fraught with danger and risk.
The definition of precarious is something dependent on forces or circumstances outside one's control.
Being able or likely to do harm.
Not safe; dangerous.
Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
Not sure or certain; doubtful:
Very sensitive or easily upset; touchy
Harmful to morals or character
Capable of being relied on; dependable:
Taking no risks; prudent; cautious
Having or showing no doubt; positive; confident
Exhibiting confidence or authority:
Giving safety; reducing danger or harm
Characterized by unforeseen or hidden hazards; dangerous or deceptive:
Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
Of, relating to, or characterized by risk:
Find another word for risky. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for risky, like: chancy, hazardous, perilous, precarious, dangerous, endangered, unsafe, bold, dicey, hairy and insecure.