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

 mad·cap /ˈmædˌkæp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mad·cap a.
 1. Inclined to wild sports; delighting in rash, absurd, or dangerous amusements. “The merry madcap lord.”
 2. Wild; reckless. Madcap follies”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mad·cap, n. A person of wild behavior; an excitable, rash, violent person.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or
            deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such
            impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous
            display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades";
            (`brainish' is archaic) [syn: hotheaded, impulsive,
             impetuous, tearaway(a), brainish]
      n : a reckless impetuous irresponsible person [syn: daredevil,
           hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic, harum-scarum]