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Synonyms of tear away

Noun


1. tearaway, daredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic, harum-scarum

usage: a reckless and impetuous person

Verb


1. tear away, tear off, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: rip off violently and forcefully; "The passing bus tore off her side mirror"

Adjective


1. hotheaded, impulsive, impetuous, madcap, tearaway(prenominal), brainish, incautious (vs. cautious)

usage: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; (`brainish' is archaic)

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