Examples of foolhardy in a Sentence
hikers who were foolhardy enough to remain on the summit during a thunderstorm
it's foolhardy to go hiking during late fall without warm clothes
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Putting himself in this position is almost foolhardy.
Fifty years ago this December, the crew team of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., completed a courageous and daring (some would say foolhardy) mid-winter row from Seattle to Tacoma.
For the U.S. to force [Kim Jong Un’s] hand with a first strike, to do so without severe provocation or an immediate and dire threat, would be not only foolhardy by morally indefensible.
Nevertheless, there are a few foolhardy stars that orbit close to the rabbit black hole.
Nearly every senator – even many who most want to ditch the ACA -- seems to feel that abolishing the legislative filibuster would be foolhardy.
Current legislation in Sacramento is fatally flawed and foolhardy.
Senate Democrats seized on the new budget estimate, arguing that their GOP counterparts would be foolhardy to press ahead with a bill along the lines of the House.
Senate Democrats seized on the new budget estimate, arguing that their GOP counterparts would be foolhardy to press ahead along the same lines as the House’s final legislation.
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Definition of foolhardy for English Language Learners
: foolishly doing things that are too dangerous or risky
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