with gay abandon

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with gay abandon

With rash, unrestrained impulsiveness, enthusiasm, or zeal. Ever since my brother got that car for his birthday, he's been motoring around at night with gay abandon. The insurgents set upon the town and began firing their weapons with gay abandon.
See also: abandon, gay

with gay aˈbandon

(old-fashioned) without thinking about the results or effects of a particular action: Although she was nervous at first, she was soon singing and dancing with gay abandon.
Gay here means ‘happy and without cares’.
See also: abandon, gay
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The reprive gave Pandya the freedom to swing his willow with gay abandon to score 48 off 27 balls, after which former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the company of Kohli kept increasing the temp to take the score past the 350 mark.
After all, it was LibDem, Labour, Conservative and Green MPs who in gay abandon voted to have a referendum on Brexit in 2016, even though a Press Association survey of the time revealed that 480 out of the 650 MPs were pro-EU.
After all, it was LibDem, Labour, Conservative and Green MPs who in gay abandon voted to have a referendum on Brexit in 2016 even though a Press Association survey of the time revealed that 480 out of the 650 MPs were pro-EU.
And so off on an extended jaunt through dirt, gravel, sand, mud and water, and even coming out of muddy water crossings with the tyres clogged and little grip, the back end just shimmied a little before the mud flung itself off with gay abandon. Remarkable.
Watching them frolic in gay abandon in the rain, yelling at the sky, I wondered what they were thinking.
Birds from Siberia migrate to warm regions of Pakistan to avoid the harsh winter in their home countries but here heartless bird hunters kill them with gay abandon. If people go on killing birds at the present rate our country would soon become a rookery without rooks.
McCarthy asked: "Because I know that I'm going, it gives me gay abandon to do what I want?
47 became 67 as the visitors continued to play their shots with gay abandon and even when Child dismissed Pratik to leave the score 67-6, the visitors seemed unconcerned.
Some city ragamuffins though sprawl in gay abandon along the almost unused thoroughfares and at shop verandas, deep in slumber, perhaps to hibernate from the forlornness of the city.
He does his scenes with gay abandon. Pulkit Samrat continues to clone Salman Khan in some scenes.
So in a rare moment of gay abandon, I thought: "Why the heck not?" Until I soon learned that listening is one thing - talking vague sense into a microphone while operating a baffling desk of switches and buttons is quite another.
"It can't just be gay abandon in the belief that eventually we will score more than them.
And the people you think will approach things with gay abandon are often frozen by fear or make the most preposterous mistakes.
Tossing the ball around with gay abandon as they chalked up 11 tries to inflict Moseley's heaviest defeat of the season.
Plus, tables aren't too close together so one feels really quite comfortable and safe working ones chopsticks with gay abandon.
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