- without anxiety or worry.
- requiring little care: carefree fabrics.
Origin of carefree
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1. lighthearted, joyous, elated, cheerful, gleeful, blithe.
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Examples from the Web for carefree
Prince may have pranced around like a carefree libertine onstage, but in rehearsal he was more drill sergeant than sprite.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’
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Things seem fine at the outset, as they always do—the children are fun and adorable, the husband and wife happy and carefree.‘Force Majeure’ and the Swedish Family Vacation From Hell
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Too carefree with that red Solo cup, or wary of a handsome stranger buying the next round?New Gadget Detects Date Rape Drugs, But Will Women Use It?
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Her jauntiness and carefree attitude appeals to him; the negative side is her carelessness.The Forgotten Genius of Ring Lardner
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Still, even a show as carefree as Buckwild has sobering moments.Who Was Shain Gandee, the MTV ‘Buckwild’ Star Found Dead?
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He can be comfortable and carefree and happy, as he deserves to be.'Cap'n Dan's Daughter
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Then Beatrice cited how carefree Jill Briggs was with her four children.The Gorgeous Girl
No longer the carefree, happy girl she had been but a few short weeks before.The Return of Peter Grimm
They were happy and carefree, seemingly without a worry in their lives.Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers!
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There was an expression of carefree happiness on the faces of both father and daughter.War and Peace
- without worry or responsibility
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