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harum-scarum

Definitions of harum-scarum
  1. adjective
    cheerfully irresponsible
    “had a harum-scarum youth”
    synonyms: carefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, slaphappy
    irresponsible
    showing lack of care for consequences
  2. adverb
    in a wild or reckless manner
    “dashing harum-scarum all over the place”
    synonyms: pell-mell
  3. noun
    a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    synonyms: daredevil, hothead, lunatic, madcap, swashbuckler
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    types:
    tearaway
    a reckless and impetuous person
    type of:
    adventurer, venturer
    a person who enjoys taking risks
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