harum-scarum

adjective
har·um-scar·um | \ ˌher-əm-ˈsker-əm \

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Synonyms

daredevil, devil-may-care, foolhardy, irresponsible, reckless

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responsible

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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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