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Adjective: tearaway  'teh-ru,wey
  1. Characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation
    "a tearaway decision";
    - hotheaded, impulsive, impetuous, madcap, brainish [archaic]
Noun: tearaway  'teh-ru,wey
Usage: Brit
  1. A reckless and impetuous person
Verb: tear away
  1. Remove by pulling or ripping violently and forcefully
    "The passing bus tore away her side mirror";
    - tear off, rip off

Derived forms: tearing away, tearaways, tore away, tears away

See also: incautious

Type of: daredevil, harum-scarum, hothead, lunatic, madcap, remove, swashbuckler, take, take away, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Tearaway