Synonyms for madcap

Synonyms for (noun) madcap

Synonyms: daredevil, harum-scarum, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic, madcap

Definition: a reckless impetuous irresponsible person

Similar words: venturer, adventurer

Definition: a person who enjoys taking risks

Synonyms for (adj) madcap

Synonyms: impetuous, impulsive, hotheaded, brainish, tearaway, madcap

Definition: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation

Usage: a hotheaded decision; liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers; an impetuous display of spending and gambling; madcap escapades; (`brainish' is archaic)

Similar words: incautious

Definition: lacking in caution

Usage: an incautious remark; incautious talk

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