Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
foolhardy

fool·har·dy

foolhardy

pronunciation:
ful har di
part of speech: adjective
definition: unreasonably bold or daring; rash.
Attempting the climb without any safety gear was foolhardy.They made a foolhardy effort to put out the fire by the themselves.
antonyms:
cautious
similar words:
reckless
derivations: foolhardily (adv.), foolhardiness (n.)