giddy; reckless.

1545–55; hare + brained

harebrainedly, adverb
harebrainedness, noun

harebrained, harelip.

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

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Big reason for its problems is a harebrained purchasing policy that screws the
Hundreds of accounts of harebrained schemes, ill-fated ventures, and useless
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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