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See definition of madcaps on Dictionary.com
  • as injester
  • as inwag
  • as inwit
  • as inzany
  • as inshrew
  • as inventurer
  • as inadventurer
  • as indaredevil

synonyms for madcaps

  • clown
  • jokester
  • actor
  • antic
  • buffoon
  • card
  • comedian
  • comic
  • fool
  • harlequin
  • humorist
  • joker
  • pantaloon
  • prankster
  • trickster
  • wag
  • wit
  • banterer
  • cutup
  • japer
  • larker
  • life of the party
  • practical joker
  • quipster
  • standup comic
  • wisecracker
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How to use madcaps in a sentence

His greatest moment had come years before when his golden pen had glorified a generation of madcaps.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
We six madcaps got in the carriage and buggy, and rode off in search of news.
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
He was one of the madcaps of the village now, but it was not long since he had been a solitary child, moping apart from the rest.
THE GREAT HUNGERJOHAN BOJER
It was only such little madcaps as her own sisters, Betty and Nancy, who were indifferent.
AN AUSTRALIAN LASSIELILIAN TURNER
They needed no second bidding, these young madcaps, to whom nothing could be more to their liking than such wild sport.
THE FARMER BOY, AND HOW HE BECAME COMMANDER-IN-CHIEFMORRISON HEADY
And you meanwhile prefer the drollery of these madcaps to the attentions of our courtiers?
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
So soon as he was gone the two girls began laughing like little madcaps.
THE GOLD-SEEKERSGUSTAVE AIMARD
We used to meet every day in London, when she and my sister were two madcaps together, playing endless wild pranks.
HEARTSEASECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Mrs. Culling he thanked fervently for a wonderful stretch of generosity in lending her presence to the madcaps.
BEAUCHAMP'S CAREER, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The desire of tormenting the new comer immediately seized all these young madcaps, and Francisco in particular.
POPULAR TALESMADAME GUIZOT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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