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Meaning of FOOLHARDY

Pronunciation:  'fool`hârdee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by unthinking boldness; with defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb the World Trade Center"
 

FOOLHARDY is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: bold, rash, reckless
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fool"har`dy\, a. [OF. folhardi. See {Fool} idiot, and
{Hardy}.]
Daring without judgment; foolishly adventurous and bold.
--Howell.

Syn: Rash; venturesome; venturous; precipitate; reckless;
     headlong; incautious. See {Rash}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, bold, brash, careless, cheeky, daredevil, daring, death-defying, devil-may-care, enterprising, fire-eating, forward, gutsy, harebrained, hasty, headlong, heedless, hotheaded, impetuous, imprudent, incautious, irresponsible, madbrain, madbrained, madcap, nervy, overbold, precipitate, presumptuous, rash, reckless, temerarious, thoughtless, unthinking, venturesome, venturous, wild, wild-ass
 

 

 

 

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