- 1Amusingly eccentric: a surreal, madcap novelMore example sentences
- I did, however, see them tittering, shrieking, guffawing and hooting with laughter at the madcap slapstick that has become the trademark of these two spiky-haired, South Yorkshire clowns.
- Sweden has not had a Queen since the reign of the eccentric madcap Queen Christina in the 1600's.
- The red of her coat brought out the natural glow of her skin, and a bandage on her temple made her look madcap and rakish.
- 1.1Done without considering the consequences; foolish or reckless: a madcap schemeMore example sentences
- This used to be a joint enterprise with her husband Jonathan: a madcap scheme to create cook books in a house with no mains, electricity or freezer.
- So is this end of such madcap actions by parents who should know better?
- Was he a highly-charged risk-taker who, away from his family, had chanced all on a madcap, criminal adventure?
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- An eccentric or reckless person.More example sentences
eccentric, crank, madman/madwoman, maniac, lunatic, psychotic; oddity, odd fellow, character, individual; hothead, daredevilNorth American • informal screwballScottish • informal radgeAustralian/New Zealand • informal dingbat
- Having secured two acting legends and a comic madcap, the rest of the casting fell into place.
- Her friends have always known her as a madcap but her latest fund raising exploits have left them astounded.
- Add some desperately unfunny writing and a guy who doesn't really know how to be madcap and… well, we've all learned a lesson.