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Definition of the adjective reckless

What does reckless mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more reckless / most reckless

  1. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    • examples: became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans | a reckless driver
    • synonyms of reckless: foolhardy / heady / rash
    • similar: bold
  2. characterized by careless unconcern
    • example: reckless squandering of public funds
    • synonym of reckless: heedless
    • similar: careless

Alternative definition of the adjective reckless


  1. careless or heedless; headstrong or rash
  2. indifferent to danger or the consequences


  1. Reckless is an American legal drama television series directed by Catherine Hardwicke and written by Dana Stevens. The series stars Anna Wood, Cam Gigandet, Adam Rodríguez, Shawn Hatosy, Kim Wayans, Gregory Harrison, Michael Gladis, and Georgina Haig. It premiered on CBS on June 29, 2014.
  2. "Reckless" is a 1995 American dark comedy film directed by Norman René. The screenplay by Craig Lucas is based on his 1983 play of the same title.
  3. "Reckless" is a 1984 love story shot in the Appalachian Mountains and Rust Belt of Steubenville, Ohio, Weirton, West Virginia and Mingo Junction, Ohio. Starring Daryl Hannah and Aidan Quinn. Directed by James Foley and written by Chris Columbus. Soundtrack by INXS, Romeo Void, Bob Seger and Thomas Newman. The film was rated R in the United States.
  4. "Reckless" is a 1951 Spanish drama film directed by José Antonio Nieves Conde. It was entered into the 1951 Cannes Film Festival.
  5. "Reckless" is a 1935 American musical film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Jean Harlow, William Powell and Franchot Tone. David O. Selznick wrote the story, using the pseudonym Oliver Jeffries, basing it loosely based on the scandal of the 1931 marriage between torch singer Libby Holman and tobacco heir Zachary Smith Reynolds and his death by a gunshot wound to the head.
  6. Reckless is a British television serial written by Paul Abbott. Produced by Granada Television for the ITV network, it aired in six parts in the UK in 1997.
  7. "Reckless" a.k.a. "Bloedlink" is a film, directed by Joram Lürsen.
  8. "Reckless" is an award-winning film, directed by Steven Scarborough.


  1. "Reckless" is a 2010 young adult novel by Cornelia Funke and Lionel Wigram. It is the first book in her new MirrorWorld series, and her first novel since Inkdeath. Published on 14 September 2010, Reckless was inspired by the tales of the Brothers Grimm. Lionel Wigram helped to develop Reckless with Funke. The combined printing run for the first hardcover edition was 1,000,000 copies. In Germany, Cornelia Funke's home country, Reckless debuted at #1 on the best-seller list. A sequel, Fearless, has been released on September 16, 2012.
    • languages: English Language, German Language
    • genre: Fantasy
    • released on (4 years ago)
  2. "Reckless" is the third book in the The It Girl novels by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series is ghostwritten from the original idea by von Ziegesar. The series, aimed toward young adults, is a spin-off from the bestselling Gossip Girl series. It was released in 2006 by Little, Brown.
    • language: English Language
    • characters:
      • Jenny Humphrey
      • Brett Messerschmidt
      • Heath Ferro
      • Easy Walsh
      • Brandon Buchanan
      • Tinsley Carmichael
      • Callie Vernon
    • genre: Young-adult fiction
    • released in (9 years ago)
  3. "Reckless" is a book written by Andrew Gross.
    • genre: Fiction
  4. "Reckless" is a play written by Craig Lucas.


  1. "Reckless" is the fourth studio album by Canadian rock recording artist Bryan Adams. The album was co-produced by Adams and Bob Clearmountain, and it was one of Adams' most successful solo albums. Released on 5 November 1984 through A&M Records, the album was a huge international hit, selling over 5 million units in the United States alone. It was the first Canadian album to sell more than one million units within Canada. The album peaked at number 1 on the Billboard 200 and reached high positions in the charts worldwide. In total the album has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide.
  2. "Reckless" was a 1983 song from the EP Semantics by iconic Australian surf rock band Australian Crawl. The song showed a change in the line up of the band as drummer Bill McDonough was temporarily replaced by Graham Bidstrup. After the EP was released, Bidstrup was replaced by John Watson.
    • also known as Reckless (Don't Be So...)
  3. "Reckless" is Christian Contemporary-Rock musician Jeremy Camp's seventh studio album, and the producers are Camp and Andy Dodd. The album was released on February 12, 2013, which all of his album has been released on BEC Recordings label, and this is his eighth album with the label. The first single from the album is entitled "Reckless", which was released on November 16, 2012, and has achieved chart success. Lastly, this album marks the ninth album of Camp's career that includes his first independent release. For the week of March 2, 2013, the album was the No. 31 most sold album in the nation via the Billboard 200 chart, which the album was the No. 10 most popular Rock album in the same week, and it was the most popular Christian album, as well.
  4. "Reckless" is an album by American blues guitarist Luther Allison, released in 1997.
    • genre: Blues
    • released in (18 years ago)
    • award: - Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album nomination for Luther Allison
  5. "Reckless" is a 2004 studio album by Special D.
  6. "Reckless" is a song written by Michael Clark and Jeff Stevens, and recorded by American country music group Alabama. It was released in September 1993 as the first single from their album, Cheap Seats. The song was their final number one the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart until May 2011, when they reached the number one position again with a guest vocal on Brad Paisley's "Old Alabama".
  7. "Reckless" is a song by Christian Contemporary-Alternative-Rock musician Jeremy Camp from his seventh studio album, Reckless. It was released on November 16, 2012, as the first single from the album.
  8. "Reckless" is the fifth song off the album, Wild Like Children by Omaha, Nebraska-based band, Tilly and the Wall. It was released as a limited edition 7" on Trash Aesthetics on February 6, 2006.
  9. "Reckless" is a musical EP of Traffik & Redmore.
    • released on
  10. "Reckless" is a musical album of Amber Leigh.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  11. "Reckless" is a musical single of Ice-T, The Glove & Dave Storrs, Chris "The Glove" Taylor, Ice-T & David Storrs.
    • released in (31 years ago)
  12. "Reckless" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  13. "Reckless" is an award-nominated musical album of The SteelDrivers.
    • released in (5 years ago)
    • award: - Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album nomination for The SteelDrivers
  14. "Reckless" is a composition.
  15. "RECKLESS" is a musical single of J.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  16. "Reckless" is a musical EP of A Crowd Electric.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  17. "Reckless" is a musical album of J Dizzay.
    • released on
  18. "Reckless" is a musical single of Tilly and the Wall.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  19. "Reckless" is a composition.


Who is Reckless?

Reckless is a musical artist, musician.

  • also known as Corus 86
  • born in (35 years ago)
  • albums: "Deutschland ist Weltmeister", "Number One", "Sweetest Revenge", "The End (Remixes)", "The End", "All You Need", "Summer Dream"


  1. Reckless is a 1988-1989 theater production of a play by Craig Lucas.
    • award:
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play nomination for Robin Bartlett
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play nomination for Norman René
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design nomination for Loy Arcenas
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play (Outstanding New Play) nomination for Craig Lucas
  2. Reckless is a 2004 theater production of the play by Craig Lucas.

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Google previewNolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary (2009)

by Gerald Hill Attorney

reckless driving available when the lawsuit concludes. 2) in debt and bankruptcy law, a person appointed to receive rents and profits coming to a debtor either while a bankruptcy is being processed or while an arrangement is being worked ...

Google previewThe Kentucky Judicial Dictionary (1916)

Being a Compilation of All Words, Phrases and Maxims which Have Been Defined, Construed, Interpreted Or Applied in Reported Kentucky Cases, and in Kentucky Constitution, Statutes and Codes of Practice by Fred P. Caldwell

RECKLESS. — Negligence or carelessness signifies want of care, caution, attention, diligence, or discretion in one having no positive intention to injure the person complaining. The words "reckless," "indifferent," " careless," ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1865)

by Hensleigh Wedgwood

To Reck, Reckless. AS. re'can, reecan, pr. rohte, PL D. rochen, Du. roecken, rochten, OHG. rohjan, ruachen, OSax. rokean, rttokean, to reck, regard, care, care for; Pl. D. role- loos, Du. reukelos, G. ruchlos, reckless. ON. rwkja, to care, to take ...

Google previewPhilippine Law Dictionary

RECKLESS IMPRUDENCE RECKLESSNESS precaution with which all acts must be executed from which probable injury or damage may easily result. — People v. Vistan, 42 Phil 112. The failure to take such precautions or advance ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology (2014)

by J. Mitchell Miller

According to Reckless, inner containment serves a central role in buffering the impact of external pressures and pulls and inner pushes toward delinquency and crime. In situations where outer containment is compromised, inner containment ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

the article wretchlesso reckless is most etymological.—It made the king as reckles, as them diligent. Sidney- . . - Pll after, more to be reveng'd of Eglamour Than for the love of reckless Silvia.

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Quotes about Reckless

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, don't put up with those who are reckless with yours. (Mary Schmich)
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The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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