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madkap

  • n  a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
  • s  characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic)
    madcap escapades

  • The terrorists made dramatically clear what has become all too obvious: anybody with a cause and a gun, be he mad or madcap, fanatic or eccentric, can seize and hold national .
  • But a mock advertisement in Lampoon's 1973 Encyclopedia of Humor brought the magazine's madcap staffers some serious trouble.
  • A cult success on a madcap radio show and a few comedy records that could have been it for Sellers.
News & Articles

  • NL roundup: Marmol allows 2 HRs in 9th, Cubs lose to Mets 4-3
    NEW YORK — Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run homer that capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the New York Mets salvaged what had been shaping up as another sorry afternoon, startling the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday. Matt Garza pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Cubs scored twice on a madcap play that featured three bad throws by Mets infielders, giving Chicago a 3-0 ...
    June 17, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Nieuwenhuis' HR caps 4-run 9th, Mets startle Cubs
    Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run homer that capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning and the New York Mets salvaged what had been shaping up as another sorry afternoon, startling the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday.Matt Garza pitched seven scoreless innings and the Cubs scored twice on a madcap play that featured three bad throws by Mets infielders, giving Chicago a 3-0 lead.
    June 16, 2013 - FOX 5 New York
  • Giant Madcap Puppets Kick Off Summer Library Events
    Giant and ever-popular Madcap Puppets will present two shows on Tuesday, June 18 to kick off Summer Events at Willard Library!
    June 11, 2013 - Battle Creek Enquirer
Quotes

  • Ian Holloway in ESPN
    I'm not a clown, I'm not an idiot and I'm not madcap,said Holloway. "I'm just a human being who tries to encourage other people and who sometimes needs encouraging himself - and I might need a lot of it next year."
  • Wole Soyinka in Sunday Times.lk
    That madcap episode embarrasses me until this moment,said Soyinka, who is now a bitter critic of Obasanjo, accusing him of dictatorial ambitions.
  • Dan Castellaneta in USA Today
    I think Harry's issue is that the show isn't as grounded as it was in the first three or four seasons, that it's gotten crazy or a little more madcap. I think it organically changes to stay fresh,the 45-year-old Castellaneta said.

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