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Definition of 'harum-scarum'


  1. a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
       Synonyms: daredevil madcap hothead swashbuckler lunatic


  1. cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth"
       Synonyms: carefree devil-may-care freewheeling happy-go-lucky slaphappy


  1. in a wild or reckless manner; "dashing harum-scarum all over the place"; "running pell-mell up the stairs"
       Synonyms: pell-mell

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