[hair-uh m-skair-uh m, har-uh m-skar-uh m] /ˈhɛər əmˈskɛər əm, ˈhær əmˈskær əm/
reckless; rash; irresponsible:
He had a harum-scarum youth.
He ran harum-scarum all over the place.
a reckless person.
reckless or unpredictable behavior or action.
in a reckless way or of a reckless nature
a person who is impetuous or rash
1670s (adv.), probably a compound of obsolete hare (v.) “harry” + scare (v.), with ‘um as a reduced form of them. As an adjective from 1751; as a noun from 1784.
- Harun al-Rashid
[hah-roon ahl-rah-sheed; Arabic hah-roon ahr-rah-sheed] /hɑˈrun ɑl rɑˈʃid; Arabic hɑˈrun ˌɑr rɑˈʃid/ noun 1. a.d. 764?–809, caliph of Baghdad 786–809: one of the greatest Abbasids, he was made almost a legendary hero in the Arabian Nights. /hæˈruːn ˈælræˈʃiːd/ noun 1. ?763–809 ad, Abbasid caliph of Islam (786–809), whose court at Baghdad was idealized in the […]
[hahr-oo-noh-boo; Japanese hah-roo-naw-boo] /ˌhɑr ʊˈnoʊ bu; Japanese ˈhɑ rʊˈnɔ bʊ/ noun 1. Suzuki [soo-zoo-kee] /sʊˈzu ki/ (Show IPA), 1720?–70, Japanese painter and printmaker.
a native of Hariph; an epithet given to Shephatiah, one of those who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:5).
[huh-ruhs-peks, har-uh-speks] /həˈrʌs pɛks, ˈhær əˌspɛks/ noun, plural haruspices [huh-ruhs-puh-seez] /həˈrʌs pəˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. (in ancient Rome) one of a class of minor priests who practiced divination, especially from the entrails of animals killed in sacrifice. /həˈrʌspɛks/ noun (pl) haruspices (həˈrʌspɪˌsiːz) 1. (in ancient Rome) a priest who practised divination, esp by examining the […]