madcap definition

  • adjective:
    • acting or acting impulsively or rashly; wild.
    • impulsive, hasty or reckless; capricious.
    • Inclined to wild sports; delighting in rash, outrageous, or dangerous amusements.
    • Wild; reckless.
    • characterized by undue haste and not enough idea or deliberation
  • noun:
    • An impulsive, hasty, capricious individual.
    • An insane person, a lunatic.
    • an individual of crazy behavior; an excitable, rash, violent individual.
    • an individual who functions madly or extremely; a flighty or harebrained individual; one who indulges in frolics.
    • a reckless impetuous reckless individual
  • others:
    • regarding or resembling a madcap; wild; harum-scarum.

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