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harum-scarum

har·um-scar·um

harum-scarum

 
pronunciation:
heI rm skeI rm
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: reckless or irresponsible.
They went through with their harum-scarum plan with disastrous results.
definition 2: wild or disorganized.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: without discipline or order; recklessly.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a reckless, irresponsible person.