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Reckless and dangerous drivers sometimes get away with fairly minor punishments for killing a person. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Also guilty of reckless challenge in first half and had to walk the tightrope. The Sun (2016)It was a reckless challenge with excessive force that endangered the player's safety. The Sun (2016)In my opinion it was not a challenge that was reckless or endangered a player's safety. The Sun (2016)The referee should be able to enforce a substitution when a player has committed an act that was reckless but not intentional foul play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In their youth, testosterone protects them against pain and often encourages reckless behaviours and engagement in tough sports. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No. At most it was a careless challenge, not reckless. The Sun (2016)Overall, the referee was very inconsistent in his application of the law in terms of careless and reckless challenges throughout the 90 minutes. The Sun (2016)I say I hope an etiquette will evolve to curtail some of our more reckless online behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What made all these people reckless at the same time? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The outcome of a reckless challenge should also not come into the equation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some other means of checking reckless drivers should be devised. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was a lot of very reckless behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Was it suicide or a reckless act of protest gone horribly wrong? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Reckless people have more accidents by virtue of the fact they are reckless. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But if it was a reckless challenge and with excessive force then it is a red. The Sun (2015)Not that a great driver is reckless. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The argument goes that this could encourage reckless behaviour at the protected parts of a bank. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Is this an act of reckless cultural vandalism? Times, Sunday Times (2011)It says the days of reckless behaviour and massive bonuses are in the past. The Sun (2013)Can punitive damages be assessed against a principal for the intentional or reckless acts of an agent? Christianity Today (2000)He challenged the argument that reckless behaviour by banks has to be punished to encourage better behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But will his act of reckless heroism end in disaster when one of the train carriages explodes? The Sun (2014)The changes are being made to address the rising death toll from crashes caused by inexperienced and reckless young drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Our shocking pictures show how reckless drivers around the country are endangering lives by phoning and texting with alarming regularity. The Sun (2013)They weren't reckless people in the vanguard of anything. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)When the first reckless challenge comes in, he must be firm to avoid losing control. The Sun (2016)Nor is anyone else until the people whose reckless lending plunged us into this economic catastrophe are forced to clean up their act. The Sun (2011)The challenge was reckless, needless and stirred the home crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And that it's financially reckless people like you that caused it? Times, Sunday Times (2007)To hold a referendum today would, it says, be reckless. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As an air traffic controller, I say he was reckless and arrogant. The Sun (2008)

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Translations for 'reckless'

British English: reckless ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is reckless, you mean that they act in a way which shows that they do not care about danger or the effect their behaviour will have on other people.
He is charged with reckless driving.

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