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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences;
- Example: "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"
- Example: "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
- Example: "a reckless driver"
- Example: "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"
[syn: foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Foolhardy \Fool"har`dy\, a. [OF. folhardi. See Fool idiot, and Hardy.] Daring without judgment; foolishly adventurous and bold. --Howell. Syn: Rash; venturesome; venturous; precipitate; reckless; headlong; incautious. See Rash. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

foolhardy adj 1: marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest" [syn: foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "foolhardy": adventuresome, adventurous, audacious, bold, brash, careless, cheeky, daredevil, daring, death-defying, devil-may-care, enterprising, fire-eating, forward, gutsy, harebrained, hasty, headlong, heedless, hotheaded, impetuous, imprudent, incautious, irresponsible, madbrain, madbrained, madcap, nervy, overbold, precipitate, presumptuous, rash, reckless, temerarious, thoughtless, unthinking, venturesome, venturous, wild, wild-ass