What is “dangerous?”

Merriam-Webster Dictionary:

1 : exposing to or involving danger <a dangerous job>
2 : able or likely to inflict injury or harm <a dangerous man>

New Oxford American Dictionary

able or likely to cause harm or injury : a dangerous animal | ice was making the roads dangerous.
• likely to have adverse or unfortunate consequences; risky : it is dangerous to underestimate an enemy.
• likely to cause problems or difficulty : our most dangerous opponents in the playoffs.
• (of a drug) addictive or otherwise harmful or illegal.

Wiktionary:

dangerous (more dangerous, most dangerous)
full of danger

The Free Dictionary:

1. Involving or filled with danger; perilous.
2. Being able or likely to do harm.

YourDictionary.com

full of danger; likely to cause injury, pain, etc.; unsafe; perilous

UrbanDictionary

cool and sexy , but in an almost rebel kind of way, James Dean rebel, not Tommy Lee rebel.

What is your definition of dangerous?

One response

7 07 2008
Claude

1.Something that might cause harm.

2. Something Society Fears (Satan, Foreign Countries, Sex, Jason, Marilyn Manson, etc.)

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