meaning of care-free

care-free meaning in Etymology Dictionary

also carefree, "free from cares," 1795, from care (n.) + no-cost (adj.). In Old English and center English this idea had been expressed by careless.

Sentence Examples with the word care-free

But he who dodges hospitals and jails, and walks fast crossing graveyards, and would rather talk of operas than hell; calls Cowper, Young, Pascal, Rousseau, poor devils all of sick men; and throughout a care-free lifetime swears by Rabelais as passing wise, and therefore jolly;--not that man is fitted to sit down on tomb-stones, and break the green damp mould with unfathomably wondrous Solomon.

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