Definition of carefree in English:



  • Free from anxiety or responsibility.

    ‘we were young and carefree’
    ‘the carefree days of the holidays’
    • ‘The summer is generally associated with being a bright, happy and carefree time of year.’
    • ‘Ashley laughed as she rolled around on the ground with Tommy, feeling carefree and happy.’
    • ‘Imagine switching from an easygoing, carefree lifestyle, to an uptight one with no breathing room.’
    • ‘She is too beautiful, too happy, and too carefree to be so ill; it doesn't make sense!’
    • ‘I'd watched the small children splash around in the sea, so carefree and free from responsibility.’
    • ‘Who grew up from being a carefree and fun-loving girl to be the matron of female infanticide.’
    • ‘Relaxed and carefree, they fall in love with a Mediterranean resort or a fishing village in the Canaries.’
    • ‘It was really nice, sunny weather and these songs remind me of a carefree, happy time in my life.’
    • ‘All her family and many friends wish her good health and happy carefree days for her retirement.’
    • ‘The tease is very hard to resist, and the carefree and bubbly tone of the piece is refreshingly palatable.’
    • ‘It is a positive religion, emphasising the joyful and carefree sides of the Chinese character.’
    • ‘He has been in quite a good mood lately actually, jolly and carefree, just the way I like him.’
    • ‘The girl's reply was carefree, as if she was personally invited by the King himself.’
    • ‘They both feel too carefree and happy to worry about crashing into the big elm tree.’
    • ‘She looked at him in the picture, admiring how easy going and carefree he seemed.’
    • ‘The old ceiling and bar brought back many memories of happy carefree days of yore to those present.’
    • ‘I hope she, and the rest of us, have many many more warm, sunny, carefree days like this one.’
    • ‘Envy that everyone seemed to be so much happier and more carefree and confident than I was.’
    • ‘Seeing her so happy, so carefree when dancing made him feel left out, reconsider why he was living like that.’
    • ‘He knows how to get you motivated and to free up your mind so you can play in a carefree way.’
    unworried, untroubled, blithe, airy, nonchalant, insouciant, happy-go-lucky, free and easy, easy-going, blasé, devil-may-care, casual, relaxed, serene
    cheerful, cheery, happy, merry, jolly, joyful, gleeful, glad
    bright, sunny, buoyant, vivacious, bubbly, bouncy, breezy, jaunty, frisky
    upbeat, laid back
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