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Adjective: harum-scarum  'heh-rum'skeh-rum
  1. Cheerfully irresponsible
    "had a harum-scarum youth";
    - carefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, slaphappy
Noun: harum-scarum  'heh-rum'skeh-rum
  1. A reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    - daredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic
Adverb: harum-scarum  'heh-rum'skeh-rum
  1. In a wild or reckless manner
    "dashing harum-scarum all over the place";
    - pell-mell

Derived forms: harum-scarums

See also: irresponsible

Type of: adventurer, venturer