adjective, riskier, riskiest.
attended with or involving risk; hazardous: a risky undertaking.

1820–30; risk + -y1

riskily, adverb
riskiness, noun
unrisky, adjective

risky, risqué.

dangerous, perilous.
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risky (ˈrɪskɪ)
adj , riskier, riskiest
involving danger; perilous

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Example sentences
Such a translation would be dangerous for a surgeon seeking technical
  background in a foreign tongue for some risky new operation.
As risks go, this one might not be as risky as it seems at face value.
Because it is only rarely denominated in their own currencies, foreign debt can
  be risky for developing countries.
The economy has not too much debt but rather too much risky debt: safe debt
  right now sells at unbelievably high prices.
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