Devil May Care Attitude

What is the meaning of the phrase devil - may – care attitude?

By Mr. Soman, Malaysia - 29th July-2007

A person who has a very casual attitude about thinking in general is said to have
devil – may – care attitude. This individual is rather carefree and doesn’t get terribly worked up if things don’t go according to plan. He is rather reckless and doesn’t really worry about the consequences. The expression is considered old fashioned. It is also possible to say, devil – may – care manner.

• When it comes to his studies, Sandeep has a
devil – may – care attitude.

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