Definitions for flightyˈflaɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flight•yˈflaɪ ti(adj.)flight•i•er, flight•i•est.

  1. frivolous and irresponsible.

  2. capricious; mercurial; volatile.

  3. Archaic. swift.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flighty, flyaway, head-in-the-clouds, scatterbrained(adj)

    guided by whim and fancy

    "flighty young girls"

  2. skittish, flighty, spooky, nervous(adj)

    unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)


  1. flighty(Adjective)

    Given to unplanned and silly ideas or actions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flighty(adj)

    fleeting; swift; transient

  2. Flighty(adj)

    indulging in flights, or wild and unrestrained sallies, of imagination, humor, caprice, etc.; given to disordered fancies and extravagant conduct; volatile; giddy; eccentric; slighty delirious

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(usually of girls and women) with easily changed ideas; not thinking deeply; always looking for amusement.

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