Definitions for madcapˈmædˌkæp
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
recklessly impulsive; rash:
(n.)a madcap person.
Origin of madcap:
daredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic, harum-scarum(adj)
a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
hotheaded, impulsive, impetuous, madcap, tearaway(a), brainish(adj)
characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation
"a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; (`brainish' is archaic)
An impulsive, hasty, capricious person.
An insane person, a lunatic.
impulsive, hasty or reckless; capricious.
inclined to wild sports; delighting in rash, absurd, or dangerous amusements
a person of wild behavior; an excitable, rash, violent person