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reckless Syllabification: reck·less
Pronunciation: /ˈrekləs/

Definition of reckless in English:


(Of a person or their actions) without thinking or caring about the consequences of an action: reckless driving
More example sentences
  • A police investigation blamed the driver of the minibus for reckless driving.
  • Villagers are donning fluorescent jackets and going out on patrol to help curb reckless driving.
  • Boy racers face seeing their cars behind bars as part of a Maldon police crackdown on reckless driving.


Old English reccelēas, from the Germanic base (meaning 'care') of reck.

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