Definition of careless


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • careless is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 10 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • careless is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 12 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of careless

  • (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration (adjective)

    Examples

    1. careless of the consequences

    Synonyms

    1. regardless

  • effortless and unstudied (adjective)

    Examples

    1. an impression of careless elegance
    2. danced with careless grace

  • marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful (adjective)

    Examples

    1. careless about her clothes
    2. forgotten by some careless person
    3. a careless housekeeper
    4. careless proofreading
    5. it was a careless mistake
    6. hurt by a careless remark

See definition of careless in Merriam Webster