harum-scarum


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Synonyms for harum-scarum

Synonyms for harum-scarum

a reckless impetuous irresponsible person

in a wild or reckless manner

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Two jet boat rides - the first an hour north of Queenstown on a nature-led quest with Wanaka River Journeys, and with only three inches of water in places; the second a more harum-scarum experience with the Huka Falls Jet operation, on the Huka River, in the mountainous middle of North Island.
Funny to think this former harum-scarum boy has been a university professor in the USA for more than 30 years.
Larsson said Blues had to try to be more composed in possession after being somewhat harum-scarum at times at Everton and before that against Wigan Athletic.
The aspiring Conference South minnows were broke four years ago when chairman Neville Beal invited Holmes to turn his back on property management in Orlando for a life of harum-scarum at Old Sarum, a rural setting on the edge of Salisbury Plain.
Pages of impossibly headlong rhythm will be startlingly blocked, for example, by three or more lines ending with the same monosyllabic word, and after turning on this dime, will again charge off harum-scarum through a 300-word rhyme-propelled sentence.
IN a harum-scarum game at Woking, there were no goals, but lots of colour - mainly yellow.
His post-football melancholy led to harum-scarum days of wine, women and gambling.
Instead, the harum-scarum pressure which Moyes' men applied in the first half and caused palpitations in the Bucharest ranks became a little too predictable for Gabriel Tamas - more on him later - and Cosmin Moti to deal with.
January's harum-scarum window plays into the hands of a club that has tended to profit from the mid-season desperation of agents and clubs to wield a bumper pay-day, while the close season, with its long months of political manoeuvring and smokescreens, takes the power away from United.
Efe Ambrose 6 Usual odd harum-scarum moment in both directions but untroubled.
MARK, one half of those harum-scarum THATCHER twins, is growing more like LES DENNIS every day.
Its all pretty harum-scarum and has been specially adapted - and translated from the original - by the theatre's writer in residence Helen Newall, who reveals that she's pitched in a few unusual takes on the tale and beefed up the character a tad.
Those that study the stuff have gotten a bellyful of the popular misconceptions fueled by James Bond films, animation and harum-scarum restaurant routines.
As Senator Dale Bumpers (D-AK), the ranking minority member of the Senate Energy and National Resources Committee, recently noted during a Congressional hearing, "To allow states to (deregulate) on a harum-scarum basis according to their own rules is going to be chaotic not just for the nation, but for the utilities themselves.
He was a bit harum-scarum before but he's grown up on the back of this.