madcap Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “madcap” in the English Dictionary

"madcap" in British English

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madcapadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈmæd.kæp/ old-fashioned
used to ​describesilly and ​funnybehaviour or a ​plan that is very ​silly and ​funny and ​unlikely to ​succeed: the madcap antics of the ​clowns
(Definition of madcap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"madcap" in American English

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 us   /ˈmædˌkæp/
silly and often ​amusing: The madcap ​antics of the ​clowns made us ​laugh.
(Definition of madcap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “madcap”
in Chinese (Simplified) (行为或计划)鲁莽的,愚蠢的,荒唐的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (行為或計劃)魯莽的,愚蠢的,荒唐的…
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