harum-scarum

adjective
har·​um-scar·​um | \ ˌher-əm-ˈsker-əm How to pronounce harum-scarum (audio) \

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First Known Use of harum-scarum

1751, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for harum-scarum

perhaps from archaic hare to harass + scare

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