2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

carefree \care"free'\ (k[^a]r"fr[=e]'), adjective

1. Free of trouble and worry and care; as, the carefree joys of childhood; carefree millionaires, untroubled financially.

Syn: happy, lighthearted, unworried. [WordNet 1.5]

2. nonchalant in a cheerful manner.

Syn: breezy, airy. [WordNet 1.5]

3. cheerfully irresponsible; as, carefree with his money. Opposite of {careful}.

Syn: devil-may-care, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, slaphappy. [WordNet 1.5]

4. same as {unconcerned}. Opposite of {concerned}.

Syn: blithe. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: free of trouble and worry and care; "the carefree joys of childhood"; "carefree millionaires, untroubled financially" [syn: {carefree}, {unworried}]

2: cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth" [syn: {carefree}, {devil-may-care}, {freewheeling}, {happy-go- lucky}, {harum-scarum}, {slaphappy}]

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