harebrained

[hair-breynd]
adjective
giddy; reckless.


Origin:
1545–55; hare + brained

harebrainedly, adverb
harebrainedness, noun

harebrained, harelip.


rattlebrained, scatterbrained, half-baked, dimwitted.
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harebrained or hairbrained (ˈhɛəˌbreɪnd)
 
adj
rash, foolish, or badly thought out: harebrained schemes
 
hairbrained or hairbrained
 
adj

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Example sentences
Big reason for its problems is a harebrained purchasing policy that screws the
  franchisees.
Hundreds of accounts of harebrained schemes, ill-fated ventures, and useless
  products.
By day three, participants will be ready for whatever harebrained plans race
  organizers concoct this season.
Over the past decade, even as boards rubber-stamped harebrained strategies,
  they also became more ruthless.
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