Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Foolhardy'
Foolhardy Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
adj : marked by unthinking boldness; with defiant disregard for
danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to
seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest
and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless
driver"; "a rash attempt to climb the World Trade
Center" [syn: rash, reckless]
[also: foolhardiest, foolhardier]
- Foolhardy \Fool"har`dy\, a. [OF. folhardi. See Fool idiot, and
Daring without judgment; foolishly adventurous and bold.
Syn: Rash; venturesome; venturous; precipitate; reckless;
headlong; incautious. See Rash.
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- Teacher removes explosive: Heroic or foolhardy?
A teacher who removes an explosive from a school building, as happened today in Colorado, is not following the 'recommended protocol,' say police, but might just be a hero. Read more on this news related to 'Foolhardy'
- Tesla Earns Quality May Not Matter as Stock Surges
Flying red flags over the quality of Tesla's earnings would appear to be foolhardy. Still, to ignore it is just as foolhardy, especially given the first sentence of the most recent "shareholder letter" accompanying the fledgling car company's earnings. Read more on this news related to 'Foolhardy'
- 2013 MLB All-Star Game: Why Starting Mariano Rivera Is a Foolhardy Enterprise
There has been an increasing movement on social media to urge Jim Leyland to select famed Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera as the starter for this summer's All-Star Game. Most of the push is coming from Yankees supporters in the gargantuan New York media market. Make no mistake, Rivera deserves to be in the All-Star Game. He has 16 saves in 16 opportuni Read more on this news related to 'Foolhardy'