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madcap

adjective mad·cap \ˈmad-ˌkap\

: very foolish or silly

Full Definition of MADCAP

:  marked by capriciousness, recklessness, or foolishness
madcap noun

Examples of MADCAP

  1. <a madcap scheme to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel>

First Known Use of MADCAP

1588

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