Definition of 'careless'
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The torso of a woman in a hoodie failed to fool a police motorcyclist who spotted the driver making a careless manoeuvre. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There may be cheaper chargers out there but this is a worthwhile investment for anyone who is a bit careless with their tech. The Sun (2016)We can no longer afford this careless, laissez-faire attitude. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This can happen for equipment that is easily damaged by careless use. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Some media are vulnerable to careless handling. Learn to Draw Countryside (1996)Is there an arrogance that makes him careless? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet he lived too fiercely and was careless with his life. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThis careless attitude was to cost me dearly. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)To do it twice just seems careless. The Sun (2014)Phone him to say you are confused and hurt by his careless attitude. The Sun (2016)What chance do patients in this trust have when the man with his finger on the money is so careless with it? The Sun (2010)Until now, the police had to take careless drivers to court. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This should have been more comfortable but the Gunners were a bit careless. The Sun (2009)His mother and son-in-law were careless and used up what money there was. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)It's not time to be careless about money. The Sun (2009)But we've been a bit careless and not played well. The Sun (2013)It all seems rather careless. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A careless risk taker, on the other hand, needs to slow down and do more research before taking action. Christianity Today (2000)In this latter particular, and in the too free and careless use of it in the hottest days of summer, the abuse of the luxury consists. THE FROZEN WATER TRADE (2002)
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Translations for 'careless'
British English: careless /ˈkɛəlɪs/ ADJECTIVE
If you are careless, you do not pay enough attention to what you are doing, and so you make mistakes.
The company was careless about safety.
- American English: careless
- Arabic: مُهْمِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: descuidado
- Chinese: 粗心大意的
- Croatian: nemaran
- Czech: neopatrný
- Danish: skødesløs
- Dutch: achteloos
- European Spanish: descuidado negligente
- Finnish: huolimaton
- French: négligent
- German: nachlässig
- Greek: απρόσεκτος
- Italian: negligente
- Japanese: 不注意な
- Korean: 부주의한
- Norwegian: uvøren
- Polish: niedbały
- European Portuguese: descuidado
- Romanian: neglijent
- Russian: небрежный
- Spanish: descuidado
- Swedish: slarvig
- Thai: ไม่ระมัดระวัง
- Turkish: dikkatsiz
- Ukrainian: легковажний
- Vietnamese: bất cẩn
Definition of careless from the Collins English Dictionary
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