English to Afrikaans Meaning :: madcap

Madcap :
dolleman
- dolleman

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Noun(1) a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
Adjective(1) characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation, `brainish' is archaic

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(1) Sweden has not had a Queen since the reign of the eccentric madcap Queen Christina in the 1600's.(2) It might have been a rather bleak and drizzly evening when the madcap group exploded on stage, fronted by the eccentric Anthony Kiedis.(3) The locals take to his madcap scheme: they help, they hinder, they call him pilote, meaning flyer.(4) This used to be a joint enterprise with her husband Jonathan: a madcap scheme to create cook books in a house with no mains, electricity or freezer.(5) I did, however, see them tittering, shrieking, guffawing and hooting with laughter at the madcap slapstick that has become the trademark of these two spiky-haired, South Yorkshire clowns.(6) Like walking into the fun house at your local fair it's zany, madcap and often tongue in cheek.(7) Initial reactions suggest they will take to his work more readily than his UK audience, whom he says struggled for a long time to see past the madcap exteriors and into the thought process behind them.(8) But behind the madcap drama of the ‘camel lady,’ as Davidson became known, are a young woman's complicated emotions about the end of adventure and the arrival of fame.(9) By this stage I was barely holding it together, ready to bust out in tears of joy at how zany these madcap antics were unfolding to be.(10) Let all concerned with planning this madcap scheme spend the next six months in a wheelchair!(11) Weak chinned actor Hugh Laurie forms a madcap duo with portly black and white film story Oliver Hardy which would have been just about different enough from the original to be worth pursuing.(12) He's as busy as ever with his fingers in other people's pies: producing other artists, writing movie soundtracks, throwing off more or less madcap schemes.(13) So I decided to look to Hollywood, the cradle of crazy madcap money making schemes.(14) She didn't pause to think of Bob's age - just to be with him and join in his madcap schemes was sufficient.(15) We're talking comedy club level laughter for the madcap adventures brought out on film and used to introduce each piece.(16) He said: ‘On the same night that they voted to close an old people's home, they come up with this madcap scheme.’
Related Words
(1) madcap ::
dolleman
Synonyms
Adjective
1. reckless ::
roekelose
2. zany ::
Zanie
3. hotheaded ::
moerig
Noun
4. eccentric ::
eksentrieke
5. lunatic ::
kranksinnige
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