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FOOLHARDY (foolhardier, foolhardiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does foolhardy mean? 

FOOLHARDY (adjective)
  The adjective FOOLHARDY has 1 sense:

1. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

  Familiarity information: FOOLHARDY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FOOLHARDY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

Synonyms:

foolhardy; reckless; rash; heady

Context examples:

foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker / became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans / a reckless driver / a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest

Similar:

bold (fearless and daring)


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