foolhardy


fool·har·dy

adjective \ˈfül-ˌhär-dē\

: foolishly doing things that are too dangerous or risky

Full Definition of FOOLHARDY

:  foolishly adventurous and bold :  rash
fool·har·di·ly \-ˌhär-dəl-ē\ adverb
fool·har·di·ness \-ˌhär-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of FOOLHARDY

  1. <hikers who were foolhardy enough to remain on the summit during a thunderstorm>
  2. <it's foolhardy to go hiking during late fall without warm clothes>

First Known Use of FOOLHARDY

13th century

Rhymes with FOOLHARDY

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