Definition of harum-scarum in English:
Reckless; impetuous: she shall be frightened out of her wits by your harum-scarum ways
More example sentences
- Favourite Gunther McBride set out to make every yard of the running under Richard Johnson, but his jumping was harum-scarum.
- Van Wyk's narrator, a harum-scarum, hard-drinking journalist called Scara Nhlabatsi, relishes all manner of rude jokes, bawdy abuse, malapropisms and puns and provides a slew of images of the vulgar excess of power.
- She told me a harum-scarum tale of running through a forest in the middle of the stormy.
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Words that rhyme with harum-scarumarum, harem, Sarum
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