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Meaning & Definition of Speculative in English

English

Speculative

/spɛkjələtɪv/

adjective

1. Not financially safe or secure

  • "A bad investment"
  • "High risk investments"
  • "Anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"
  • "Speculative business enterprises"
    synonym:
  • bad
  • ,
  • risky
  • ,
  • high-risk
  • ,
  • speculative

2. Not based on fact or investigation

  • "A notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"
  • "Speculative knowledge"
    synonym:
  • notional
  • ,
  • speculative

3. Showing curiosity

  • "If someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"
  • "Raised a speculative eyebrow"
    synonym:
  • inquisitive
  • ,
  • speculative
  • ,
  • questioning
  • ,
  • wondering(a)