Definition of carelessly

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • carelessly is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 15
  • carelessly is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 15
  • carelessly is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 17

Definition of carelessly


  • without caution or prudence (adverb)

    Examples

    1. one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands

    Synonyms

    1. incautiously
  • in a rakish manner (adverb)

    Synonyms

    1. raffishly
    2. rakishly
  • without care or concern (adverb)

    Examples

    1. carelessly raised the children's hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment

    Synonyms

    1. heedlessly

See definition of carelessly in Merriam Webster

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