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madcap

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of madcap

  1. a person who seeks out very dangerous or foolhardy adventures with no apparent fear <an incorrigible madcap who loves drag racing and white-water rafting> Synonyms devil, daredevil, madmanRelated Words berserk (or berserker), cowboy, hotdog, showboat




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