carefree care"free` (k[^a]r"fr[=e]`), adj. 1. Free of trouble and worry and care; as, the carefree joys of childhood; carefree millionaires, untroubled financially.

Syn: happy, lighthearted, unworried. [WordNet 1.5]

2. nonchalant in a cheerful manner.

Syn: breezy, airy. [WordNet 1.5]

3. cheerfully irresponsible; as, carefree with his money. Opposite of {careful}.

Syn: devil-may-care, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, slaphappy. [WordNet 1.5]

4. same as {unconcerned}. Opposite of {concerned}.

Syn: blithe. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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