HyperDic: reckless

English > 2 senses of the word reckless:
ADJECTIVEallreckless, foolhardy, heady, rashmarked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
allreckless, heedlesscharacterized by careless unconcern
reckless > pronunciation
Soundsreh'klahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > reckless: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences.
Examples
  • "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
  • "a reckless driver"
Synonymsfoolhardy, heady, rash
Broaderboldfearless and daring
Spanishintrépido, temeraria, temerario
Catalanintrèpid, temerari
Nounsrecklessnessthe trait of giving little thought to danger
English > reckless: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by careless unconcern.
Example "reckless squandering of public funds"
Synonymheedless
Broadercarelessmarked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness
Spanishimprudente
Nounsrecklessnessthe trait of giving little thought to danger
Adverbsrecklesslyin a reckless manner

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