Share this entry

Share this page

carefree

Line breaks: care|free
Pronunciation: /ˈkɛːfriː
 
/

Definition of carefree in English:

adjective

Free from anxiety or responsibility: we were young and carefree the carefree days of the holidays
More example sentences
  • I'd watched the small children splash around in the sea, so carefree and free from responsibility.
  • The summer is generally associated with being a bright, happy and carefree time of year.
  • Who grew up from being a carefree and fun-loving girl to be the matron of female infanticide.
Synonyms

Derivatives

carefreeness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • It has definitely helped me to be a better individual, I have developed the strange innocence and carefreeness of a child.
  • If you dance in the rain and think about catching a cold, you're completely ruining the beauty and the carefreeness of it.
  • The youth, the loyal family, the carefreeness, the beauty, the presidency itself are lost illusions.

Definition of carefree in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…