Origin of devil-may-care
Examples from the Web for devil-may-care
Under the strain of that feeling, many single men through the ages have adopted a devil-may-care attitude.Money and Guns: How We Escape Our Existential Dread|James Poulos|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I think that comes through in that devil-may-care attitude.
Of course, some fans embrace her devil-may-care attitude, championing the actress for staying true to herself.
He beheld Fancy hanging on his arm, gazing upward into a bronzed, devil-may-care face, listening to strange tales of the Orient.The Soul of Susan Yellam|Horace Annesley Vachell
He carried the marks of his calling in the devil-may-care poise of his body, in his clothing, in his rollicking Irish eyes.The Trail of Conflict|Emilie Baker Loring
To Pittsburgh especially where men deal with devil-may-care risks and great stakes, come the adventurous and the unreckoning.
Seemingly he was anxious to keep the prisoner in this devil-may-care mood.His Unknown Wife|Louis Tracy
Young and intense, with a devil-may-care attitude, he was the born salesman.The Way of Decision|M. C. Pease
1837 (but suggested in other forms by 1793).