devil-may-care

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ADJECTIVE
  1. marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors
  2. cheerfully irresponsible
    had a harum-scarum youth
    carefree with his money
    freewheeling urban youths
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How To Use devil-may-care In A Sentence

  • Real people, not models, danced dopey and devil-may-care in real, dirty streets and futzed over relationships, all intercut with name and no-name musicians singing original tunes-blues, doo-wop, rock, country.
  • He starts calling himself “Tony T, as in TNT, boom baby!” and becomes a devil-may-care stuntman. Fantastic Fest – Dirty Mind « Geek Related
  • That sort of devil-may-care attitude, how naughty they are. Doctor Who Boss and Karen Gillan on River Song, How Her Parents Met and Hitler
  • I have tried to emulate his laconic, ‘devil-may-care’ charm, and I have certainly taken on board his capacity to say a flippant remark at times when the rest of the world is in mucho serious mode.
  • He starts calling himself “Tony T, as in TNT, boom baby!” and becomes a devil-may-care stuntman. Fantastic Fest – Dirty Mind « Geek Related
  • The next morning we woke up to find the mild-mannered videographer had been transformed into a devil-may-care, wild-haired punk!
  • Friends think his devil-may-care attitude runs even deeper now than before.
  • Armand, I succumb to your combination of wit, folksiness and “devil-may-care” nihilism. Think Progress » Fox News: Palin’s ‘Telepalmer’ Notes Were A Clever Plot To Call Attention To Obama’s Teleprompter
  • LUXURIA collects the first volume of CASANOVA as its titular star transforms from devil-may-care thrill-seeker into the most dangerous man in the world. Image Sneak Peek of the Week | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News
  • ” Having gained his point, he laughed, and his public laughed with him, for the usual British—or American—public likes to be amused, and thought it very amusing to see these beribboned and bestarred foreigners caught and tossed and gored on the horns of this jovial, slashing, devil-may-care British bull. Foes or Friends (1862)
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