devil-may-care

[ dev-uh l-mey-kair ]
/ ˈdɛv əl meɪˈkɛər /

adjective

reckless; careless; rollicking.

Origin of devil-may-care

First recorded in 1785–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for devil-may-care

British Dictionary definitions for devil-may-care

devil-may-care


adjective

careless or reckless; happy-go-luckya devil-may-care attitude
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012