madcap

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adjective mad·cap \ˈmad-ˌkap\

Definition of madcap

  1. :  marked by capriciousness, recklessness, or foolishness

madcap

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Examples of madcap in a sentence

  1. a madcap scheme to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel

1591

First Known Use of madcap

1591


MADCAP Defined for English Language Learners

madcap

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adjective mad·cap \ˈmad-ˌkap\

Definition of madcap for English Language Learners

  • : very foolish or silly


MADCAP Defined for Kids

madcap

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adjective mad·cap \ˈmad-ˌkap\

Definition of madcap for Students

  1. :  reckless, wild a madcap adventure



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