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  • IPA(key): /ˈdeɪnd͡ʒəɹəsə(ɹ)/



  1. (nonstandard, informal) comparative form of dangerous: more dangerous
    • 1854, Samuel Butler, “Miscellaneous thoughts”, in The poetical works of Samuel Butler[1], page 244:
      For error and mistake, the less th' appear, / In th' end are found to be the dangerouser; / As no man minds those clocks that used to go / Apparently too over-fast or slow.
    • 1928, Charles E. Mack, Two Black Crows in the A.E.F., page 55:
      "—and de letter say: 'It's getting dangerouser and dangerouser every minute over where de fighting is at.'"
    • 2014, Criag Johnson, Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery[2], page 11:
      “Oh jeez, if it isn't dangerous and dangerouser.” Sandy Sandburg, the sheriff of Campbell County, pulled out a chair, sat at our table, and propped up a large manila folder on the windowsill beside him, careful to pick a spot where the condensation wouldn't do any damage.