Madcap – meaning of the word and examples

Amusingly eccentric. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Done without considering the consequences; foolish or reckless. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Marked by capriciousness, recklessness, or foolishness. (Merriam – Webster)

Used to describe silly and funny behaviour or a plan that is very silly and funny and unlikely to succeed. (Cambridge Dictionary)

madcap plan or scheme is very foolish and not likely to succeed. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Quote-fancy.

https://quotefancy.com/quote/1770515/Herbert-Gold-Literature-boils-with-the-madcap-careers-of-writers-brought-to-the-edge-by

Audi Sends in the Clowns for This Madcap Ad About How to Avoid Them on the Road.

https://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/audi-sends-in-the-clowns-to-comically-show-how-to-avoid-them-on-the-road/

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