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Definition 1: a reckless impetuous irresponsible person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for harum-scarum in the sense of this definition

(harum-scarum is a kind of ...) a person who enjoys taking risks

(... is a kind of harum-scarum ) a reckless and impetuous person

Definition 2: in a wild or reckless manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where harum-scarum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dashing harum-scarum all over the place
  • running pell-mell up the stairs

Synonyms for harum-scarum in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: cheerfully irresponsible - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where harum-scarum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for harum-scarum in the sense of this definition

(harum-scarum is similar to ...) showing lack of care for consequences

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

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