Synonyms for (adjective) irresponsible

Synonyms: irresponsible

Definition: showing lack of care for consequences

Usage: behaved like an irresponsible idiot; hasty and irresponsible action

Similar words: devil-may-care, slaphappy, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, carefree, freewheeling

Definition: cheerfully irresponsible

Usage: carefree with his money; freewheeling urban youths; had a harum-scarum youth


Similar words: do-nothing

Definition: characterized by inability or unwillingness to work toward a goal or assume responsibility

Usage: a do-nothing government


Similar words: feckless

Definition: not fit to assume responsibility


Similar words: loose, idle

Definition: lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility

Usage: idle talk; a loose tongue


Similar words: trigger-happy

Definition: irresponsible in the use of firearms


Similar words: unaccountable

Definition: free from control or responsibility


Similar words: unreliable

Definition: lacking a sense of responsibility