Definition of careless
2 : not taking care My brother was too careless of his charge. — Shakespeare
Examples of careless in a sentence
He is a careless worker.
She was careless with my things.
It was a careless mistake.
a newspaper known for careless reporting
Origin and Etymology of careless
First Known Use: before 12th century
CARELESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of careless for English Language Learners
: not using care : not careful
: done, made, or said without enough thought or attention
CARELESS Defined for Kids
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