Definition of reckless in English:
Heedless of danger or the consequences of one’s actions; rash or impetuous: you mustn’t be so reckless 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.
rash, careless, thoughtless, incautious, heedless, unheeding, inattentive, hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitous, impetuous, impulsive, daredevil, devil-may-care, hot-headed;
irresponsible, wild, foolhardy, headlong, over-adventurous, over-venturesome, audacious, death-or-glory;
ill-advised, injudicious, misguided, hare-brained, madcap, imprudent, unwise, ill-considered, unconsidered, ill-conceived, unthinking, indiscreet, mindless, negligent;
informal harum-scarum, bull-in-a-china-shop
Old English reccelēas, from the Germanic base (meaning 'care') of reck.
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