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Definition 1: cheerfully irresponsible - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where devil-may-care or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • carefree with his money
  • freewheeling urban youths
  • had a harum-scarum youth

Synonyms for devil-may-care in the sense of this definition

(devil-may-care is similar to ...) showing lack of care for consequences

"behaved like an irresponsible idiot" "hasty and irresponsible action"

Definition 2: marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where devil-may-care or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors

Synonyms for devil-may-care in the sense of this definition

(devil-may-care is similar to ...) not conventional or conformist

"unconventional life styles"

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