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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 har·um-scar·um /ˌhærəmˈskærəm, ˌhɛrəmˈskɛr-/
 (a.)冒失的,輕率的,魯莽的(ad.)輕率地,魯莽地粗心的人,粗心,魯莽

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Har·um-scar·um a.  Wild; giddy; flighty; rash; thoughtless. [Colloq.]
    They had a quarrel with Sir Thomas Newcome's own son, a harum-scarum lad.   --Thackeray.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 harum-scarum
      adj : cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money";
            "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth"
            [syn: carefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky,
             slaphappy]
      n : a reckless impetuous irresponsible person [syn: daredevil,
           madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic]
      adv : in a wild or reckless manner; "dashing harum-scarum all over
            the place"; "running pell-mell up the stairs" [syn: pell-mell]