Definition of devil-may-care in English:

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devil-may-care

Pronunciation: /ˌdevəlmāˈker/

adjective

Cheerful and reckless: lighthearted, devil-may-care young pilots
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  • The next morning we woke up to find the mild-mannered videographer had been transformed into a devil-may-care, wild-haired punk!
  • The Libertines resemble reality TV ' celebrities ' more than old fashioned, devil-may-care rock stars.
  • The folk singer Jim Croce slipped a romantic reference to the pills into "Speedball Trucker," his ode to devil-may-care driving.

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Syllabification: dev·il-may-care

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