devil-may-care attitude

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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However, the rules potentially drive a wedge between workers who have cherished the devil-may-care attitude of Google's workplace and the company's management which appears to be striving for a more buttoned-up culture.
His character will have a 'devil-may-care attitude that tends to get him into trouble as often as it gets him out'.
Co-star Cole Sprouse has less to work with to flesh out his brooding rebel, whose devil-may-care attitude to his drugs regime is altered through the power of love.
My interpretation is that thanks to the new technologies and a devil-may-care attitude from the powers that be, our little ones are now in imminent danger of growing into ill-mannered and rude people who are foul-mouthed and inconsiderate, full of themselves and unaware and uncaring of the existence and well-being of others.
Added to that, Liverpool's progression to the final has come virtue of a devil-may-care attitude that hints that passion rather than pressure is what has been on their mind every time they walk onto the pitch.
(75p/min + network access charge) For more call 0903 658 1003 Cancer June 21-July 22 You have a devil-may-care attitude, particularly when it comes to having fun.
Adopting a devil-may-care attitude towards the National Assembly resolution, Mr Khan told reporters at Banigala that he wanted to use even 'harsher' words to describe parliament.
"I'm very excited to be back," said Klisura, whose strong plays and devil-may-care attitude on the court won the hearts of local fans.
And it is an altogether different one to the dashing, devil-may-care attitude of so many managers of the past.
This is a candid telling of how a devil-may-care attitude gave rise to one of the most powerful female restaurateurs in the country today.
The monster was none other than Pepe the Frog, a cheeky anthropomorphic amphibian sporting a devil-may-care attitude while urinating.
Liking guys is also definitely not part of the "Connelly Man Standard," but he's crushing hard on the charming and handsome Jordan Grant, who has a chip on his shoulder and a devil-may-care attitude.
But Jason has that extra bit of excitement, that devil-may-care attitude.
None of them come close to the devil-may-care attitude of this woman about town.
Pacquiao still possesses that devil-may-care attitude but has mellowed a bit as evidenced by his comeback wins over Brandon Rios, Tim Bradley and Chris Algieri.