Definition of reckless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈrekləs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrekləs//
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showing a lack of care about danger and the possible results of your actions synonym rash He showed a reckless disregard for his own safety. She was a good rider, but reckless. He had always been reckless with money. to cause death by reckless driving Word OriginOld English reccelēas, from the Germanic base (meaning ‘care’) of reck ‘pay heed to something’.
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