Given to speculation; contemplative.
- Of, characterized by, or based upon contemplative speculation. See Synonyms at theoretical.
- Given to conjecture or speculation.
- Marked by inquisitive interest: raised a speculative eyebrow.
- Engaging in, given to, or involving financial speculation: speculative brokers; speculative stocks.
- Spent in speculation: speculative funds.
- Involving chance; risky: speculative business enterprises.