Definition of "reckless" [reck•less]

  • (adjective) Heedless or careless.
  • (adjective) Headstrong; rash.
  • (adjective) Indifferent to or disregardful of consequences: a reckless driver.

Use "reckless" in a sentence

  • "Other motorcyclists, more assertive and impatient the word reckless came to mind, began snaking their way in the narrow space between lanes of stopped traffic, as is common here."
  • "The fracas has put WikiLeaks in the position of decrying what it called the "reckless" and "negligent" disclosure of information—something WikiLeaks' critics have long accused it of doing itself."
  • "He said the sanctions risked engulfing the Horn of Africa in another cycle of conflict as it might encourage Ethiopia to contemplate what he called "reckless military adventures.""

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