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carefree

[ kair-free ]
/ ˈkɛərˌfri /
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adjective

without anxiety or worry.
requiring little care: carefree fabrics.

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Origin of carefree

First recorded in 1785–95; care + free

OTHER WORDS FROM carefree

carefreeness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for carefree

carefree
/ (ˈkɛəˌfriː) /

adjective

without worry or responsibility

Derived forms of carefree

carefreeness, noun
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