happy-go-lucky


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happy-go-lucky

adj.
Taking things easy; carefree.

happy-go-lucky

adj
carefree or easy-going

hap′py-go-luck′y



adj.
trusting cheerfully to luck; happily unworried or unconcerned.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.happy-go-lucky - cheerfully irresponsiblehappy-go-lucky - 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"

happy-go-lucky

Translations

happy-go-lucky

[ˈhæpɪgəʊˈlʌkɪ] ADJdespreocupado

happy-go-lucky

[ˈhæpɪgəʊˌlʌkɪ] adjspensierato/a

happy

(ˈhӕpi) adjective
1. having or showing a feeling of pleasure or contentment. a happy smile; I feel happy today.
2. willing. I'd be happy to help you.
3. lucky. By a happy chance I have the key with me.
ˈhappiness noun
ˈhappily adverb
The child smiled happily; Happily, (= Fortunately,) she arrived home safely.
ˌhappy-go-ˈlucky adjective
not worrying about what might happen. cheerful and happy-go-lucky.
happy medium
a sensible middle course between two extreme positions. I need to find the happy medium between starving and over-eating.
References in classic literature ?
It was in this happy-go-lucky household that Rebecca had grown up.
There was a happy-go-lucky jumble of trains and wagons, all held back by the slowest team; and this continued on some railways until as late as 1857.
Presently the granddaughter of the old woman came to stay with her, and then a youth appeared -- no one quite knew where from or to whom he belonged -- but he settled down with them in a happy-go-lucky way, and they all lived together,
They wander through the gray streets of the Latin Quarter, finding refuge now in one attic, now in another, in their quaint costumes of Louis Philippe, with their tears and their smiles, happy-go-lucky and reckless.
Steele led a happy-go-lucky life, nearly always cheerful and in debt.
They show us something too of the happy-go-lucky household in the absence of the careful mistress.
And moreover no ship navigated and sailed in the happy-go-lucky manner people conduct their business on shore would ever arrive into port.
They wrote: "Ronnie was adopted from the DSPCA as a puppy and was a happy-go-lucky chap.
Ms Roberts added: "Jordan loved to play jokes and was a happy-go-lucky boy who loved to ride about on his bike with his friends.
TODDLER Liam Fee was yesterday remembered as a happy-go-lucky boy.
The film is set in Kolkata during its most unsettled times in the 1970s revolves around two boys, who go through transition, becoming refugees, turning into gun couriers who became coal bandits and finally land up becoming Kolkatta's most loved, celebrated, reckless, fearless and powerful men with a happy-go-lucky renegade attitude.
There's a typical British songwriting feel to The Chevin that's got a happy-go-lucky nonchalance to it even though you'll struggle to remember it after the last note's faded away.