harum-scarum

Definitions of harum-scarum
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adj cheerfully irresponsible

“had a harum-scarum youth”
Synonyms:
carefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, slaphappy
irresponsible
showing lack of care for consequences

adv in a wild or reckless manner

“dashing harum-scarum all over the place”
Synonyms:
pell-mell

n a reckless impetuous irresponsible person

Synonyms:
daredevil, hothead, lunatic, madcap, swashbuckler
Types:
tearaway
a reckless and impetuous person
Type of:
adventurer, venturer
a person who enjoys taking risks

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