Foolhardy



[fool-hahr-dee] /ˈfulˌhɑr di/

adjective, foolhardier, foolhardiest.
1.
recklessly or thoughtlessly bold; foolishly rash or venturesome.
/ˈfuːlˌhɑːdɪ/
adjective -hardier, -hardiest
1.
heedlessly rash or adventurous
adj.

early 13c., from fool (n.) + Middle English hardi “bold;” hence “foolishly brave” (see hardy). Cf. Old French fol hardi.

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