devil-may-care attitude

(redirected from devil-may-care manner)

devil-may-care attitude

A nonchalant attitude, especially toward risks or consequences. I can't believe he went out on his motorcycle in this rain. His devil-may-care attitude is going to get him killed. If you keep up this devil-may-care attitude toward your money, you'll be broke in no time.
See also: 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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And, with a ready smile and a chancer's heart pulsing under his silk shirt, he was the sort of fellow seen as "dangerous" by mothers whose daughters were drawn like flies to his swollen wallet and devil-may-care manner.