devil-may-care attitude

devil-may-care attitude

 and devil-may-care manner
a very casual attitude; a worry-free or carefree attitude. You must get rid of your devil-may-care attitude if you want to succeed. She acts so thoughtless—with her devil-may-care manner.
See also: attitude
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None of them come close to the devil-may-care attitude of Guggenheim.
Also featured is a man who, since coming out of a coma, has what could be described as a devil-may-care attitude to death - which has inspired him to turn a hearse into a family camper van, and transform the on-board coffin into a pop-up kitchen.
In many respects, his apparent devil-may-care attitude is one most of us lose once burdened with the increasingly heavy responsibilities of family, work, mortgage and so on, which perhaps explains why we enjoy reading about a man who avoids conformity.
Both of us had lived here long enough to have adopted a very local devil-may-care attitude to the risk of rockfall.
MANY drivers display a devil-may-care attitude to flooded roads, according to a survey.
We must accept Judge Morrow's decision, although it is difficult to be satisfied that the sentences passed properly account for their devil-may-care attitude, which places innocent members of the public in mortal danger.
We are not sure what is more impressive, the skill of the photographers or the devil-may-care attitude of the people they are capturing.
A Shebab statement said "in the end, it will be the French citizens who will inevitably taste the bitter consequences of their government's devil-may-care attitude towards hostages.
Falling in Reverse has a ramshackle, devil-may-care attitude and a way of punching through a song like a freight train.
With a devil-may-care attitude he slapped at a forehand service return and blazed it out of the court.
When told that they do not know their obtuse angle from their elbow, they smoulder for the rest of the period and hand in classwork executed in a slapdash devil-may-care attitude.
For us to turn those things around into a winning position there needs to be a bit more belief in ourselves and each other, and a bit more of a devil-may-care attitude.
But when it comes down to it, Mary-Kate always picks strong directional pieces, pays attention to details (think fringing and studs) and accessories, and takes a devil-may-care attitude with fashion, finding inspiration in the different, new and absurd.
He is bare-chested, with a pencil-thin mustache, perfect physique and a devil-may-care attitude that should have gotten him a job in the movies.
Dashing, daring, willing to push the boundaries at all costs, and have a devil-may-care attitude that means they can laugh in the face of danger.