devil-may-care(redirected from devil-may-carely)
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Related to devil-may-carely: devil-may-care attitude
1. Heedless of caution; reckless.
2. Jovial and rakish in manner.
careless or reckless; happy-go-lucky: a devil-may-care attitude.
reckless; careless; rollicking.
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|Adj.||1.||devil-may-care - cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth"|
irresponsible - showing lack of care for consequences; "behaved like an irresponsible idiot"; "hasty and irresponsible action"
|2.||devil-may-care - marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness; "a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore|
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"