harum-scarum[ hair-uhm-skair-uhm, har-uhm-skar-uhm ]SEE DEFINITION OF harum-scarum
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A harum-scarum fellow, and pretending to a great scorn for all the girls.
And of how they looked & the harum-scarum things they did & said.
She's such a wild, harum-scarum thing, and she does love to tease.
Of course it was a harum-scarum impression, but it gratified them to hold it.
She was only eighteen, and the most harum-scarum creature you ever saw.
Altogether, it was the noisiest, dustiest, most harum-scarum race that can be imagined!
"You always were harum-scarum," remonstrated Aunt Janet, under this outburst.
And off they would go, on some harum-scarum or other, like a couple of children.
Now, what sort of harum-scarum trick have you got up your sleeve, Jack?
And of how they looked, and the harum-scarum things they did and said.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HARUM-SCARUM
- gone off half-cocked
- jump the gun
- off the hip
- off the top of head
- without warning
- jumping to conclusions