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harum–scarum

adjective har·um–scar·um \ˌher-əm-ˈsker-əm\

Definition of HARUM-SCARUM

harum–scarum adverb

Origin of HARUM-SCARUM

perhaps from archaic hare to harass + scare
First Known Use: 1751

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