Synonyms for madcap

Grammar : Adj
Spell : mad-kap
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmædˌkæp

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Définition of madcap

Origin :
  • 1580s, noun and adjective, from mad (adj.) + cap, used here figuratively for "head." Related: Madcappery.
  • adj crazy, impulsive
Example sentences :
  • Come down to breakfast, madcap, and come down lightly, or you'll wake your mother.
  • Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
  • For once the madcap girl got the better of the practised courtier.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry » by Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
  • There was certainly no plan too madcap for Peachy to undertake.
  • Extract from : « The Jolliest School of All » by Angela Brazil
  • We should have thought at once the prank that madcap would be at!
  • Extract from : « Dorothy's Travels » by Evelyn Raymond
  • She wants instead a fortune‑teller, a madcap like Ydo Carrothers.
  • Extract from : « The Silver Butterfly » by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
  • "It is to that madcap resolution I object," said the captain emphatically.
  • Extract from : « The Missouri Outlaws » by Gustave Aimard
  • Not a word all the while of her whom madame had sworn should pay for her madcap freak of to-day.
  • Extract from : « Little Nobody » by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
  • It is merely one of their madcap tricks, but extremely annoying.
  • Extract from : « Modern Flirtations » by Catherine Sinclair
  • Almost she blushed to recall her madcap feats of only a year ago.
  • Extract from : « Joan of the Sword Hand » by S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
  • I am not likely to forget my folly in venturing out with a madcap like you!
  • Extract from : « Autobiography of a YOGI » by Paramhansa Yogananda

Antonyms for madcap

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