devil-may-care attitude

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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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So it is kind of fitting that Capcom's super stylish Devil May Cry series would radically reinvent itself with a devil may care attitude to gamer backlash.
Over the last 15 months and even before he went to jail, he displayed the same devil may care attitude.
Your zodiac sign is known for caution, but if there's something that you want to show more of a devil may care attitude towards, it's a good time to do so.
From the outside, though, it is the same old mean machine - the same rugged looks and the same devil may care attitude - that has made the Explorer as popular as it is today.
Yet, he faced all these hurdles with a smile and a devil may care attitude," he added.
If issues from the past come to the fore this week, don't depend on your old devil may care attitude to see you through.
Being someone who takes a devil may care attitude to the risk of arrest in restaurants I tip only when service is good.
In keeping with the devil may care attitude of opulence showcased at London Fashion Week, Conran's diamonds are to be everyday items.