tearaway

[ tair-uh-wey ]
/ ˈtɛər əˌweɪ /

adjective

designed to be easily separated or opened by tearing: a box with a tearaway seal.

noun

British. a wild, reckless person.

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Origin of tearaway

First recorded in 1825–35; adj., noun use of verb phrase tear away
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