Definition of Speculator

1. Noun. Someone who makes conjectures without knowing the facts.

Generic synonyms: Thinker
Derivative terms: Speculate, Speculate



2. Noun. Someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains.
Exact synonyms: Plunger
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Venturer, Gambler
Specialized synonyms: Hedger, Operator, Scalper, Venture Capitalist
Derivative terms: Speculate

Definition of Speculator

1. n. One who speculates. Specifically: (a) An observer; a contemplator; hence, a spy; a watcher.

Definition of Speculator

1. Noun. (business finance) One who speculates; as in investing, one who is willing to take volatile risks upon invested principle for the potential of substantial returns. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Speculator

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speculator

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speculating
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speculations
speculatist
speculatists
speculative
speculative damages
speculative fiction
speculative fictions
speculative philosophies
speculative philosophy
speculatively
speculativeness
speculativity
speculator (current term)
speculatorial
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speculist
speculists
speculoos
speculum
speculum forceps
speculums
sped
spede
spee
speech
speech-endowed

Literary usage of Speculator

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1. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"Services of the speculator to commerce. — The class of speculators has grown up in the course of the century, to assume such risks. ..."

2. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"Services of the speculator to commerce. — The class of speculators has grown up in the course of the century, to assume such risks. ..."

3. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1914)
"Services of the, speculator to commerce. — The class of speculators has grown up in the course of the century, to assume such risks. ..."

4. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1914)
"Services of the speculator to commerce. — The class of speculators has grown up in the course of the century, to assume such risks. ..."

5. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"Services of the speculator to commerce. — The class of speculators has grown up in the course of the century, to assume such risks. ..."

6. The Third Power: Farmers to the Front by James Andrew Everitt (1903)
"THE WILEY speculator. In Frank Norris's great novel, "The Pit," is this: "They call it buying and selling, down there in "La Salle Street. ..."

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