What does the word madcap mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Wild; rattle- brained.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • One who acts wildly or rashly.

Usage examples for madcap

  1. The young madcap of a lawyer was there, again sitting on the lap of someone else's wife, and playing a concertina, till people in the farms on shore opened their windows and put their heads out to listen. – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  2. But the good sense of Dorothy, and some of the madcap pranks of Tavia, worked out to a good end. – Dorothy Dale in the City by Margaret Penrose
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