harum-scarum

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har·um-scar·um

 (hâr′əm-skâr′əm, hăr′əm-skăr′əm)
adj.
Lacking a sense of responsibility; reckless.
adv.
With abandon; recklessly.

[Perhaps alteration of hare 'em, scare 'em : hare, to frighten + scare.]

harum-scarum

(ˈhɛərəmˈskɛərəm)
adj, adv
in a reckless way or of a reckless nature
n
a person who is impetuous or rash
[C17: perhaps from hare (in obsolete sense: harass) + scare, variant of stare1; compare helter-skelter]

har•um-scar•um

(ˈhɛər əmˈskɛər əm, ˈhær əmˈskær əm)

adj.
1. reckless; rash.
2. disorganized.
adv.
3. recklessly.
[1740–50; earlier harum-starum rhyming compound based on obsolete hare to harass + stare]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harum-scarum - a reckless impetuous irresponsible personharum-scarum - a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
adventurer, venturer - a person who enjoys taking risks
tearaway - a reckless and impetuous person
Adj.1.harum-scarum - cheerfully irresponsibleharum-scarum - 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"
Adv.1.harum-scarum - in a wild or reckless manner; "dashing harum-scarum all over the place"; "running pell-mell up the stairs"

harum-scarum

adjective
Translations

harum-scarum

[ˈhɛərəmˈskɛərəm]
A. ADJatolondrado
C. N (= person) → tarambana mf

harum-scarum

harum-scarum

[ˈhɛərəmˈskɛərəm]
1. adjsfrenato/a, scatenato/a