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Adjective: madcap  'mad,kap
  1. Characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation
    "madcap escapades";
    - hotheaded, impulsive, impetuous, tearaway, brainish [archaic]
Noun: madcap  'mad,kap
  1. A reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    - daredevil, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic, harum-scarum

Derived forms: madcaps

See also: incautious

Type of: adventurer, venturer

Encyclopedia: Madcap