Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun harum-scarum

1 sense of harum-scarum

Sense 1
daredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic, harum-scarum -- (a reckless impetuous irresponsible person)
       => adventurer, venturer -- (a person who enjoys taking risks)

Antonyms of adj harum-scarum

1 sense of harum-scarum

Sense 1
carefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, slaphappy -- (cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth")

INDIRECT (VIA irresponsible) -> responsible -- (worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable; "a responsible adult"; "responsible journalism"; "a responsible position"; "the captain is responsible for the ship's safety"; "the cabinet is responsible to the parliament")

Similarity of adj harum-scarum

1 sense of harum-scarum

Sense 1
carefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, slaphappy -- (cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth")
       => irresponsible (vs. responsible) -- (showing lack of care for consequences; "behaved like an irresponsible idiot"; "hasty and irresponsible action")

Synonyms of adv harum-scarum

1 sense of harum-scarum

Sense 1
harum-scarum, pell-mell -- (in a wild or reckless manner; "dashing harum-scarum all over the place"; "running pell-mell up the stairs")

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