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ˈfɪk əlfick·le

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fickle, volatileadjective

    marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments

    "fickle friends"; "a flirt's volatile affections"

  2. erratic, fickle, mercurial, quicksilver(a)adjective

    liable to sudden unpredictable change

    "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fickleadjective

    not fixed or firm; liable to change; unstable; of a changeable mind; not firm in opinion or purpose; inconstant; capricious; as, Fortune's fickle wheel

Freebase

  1. Fickle

    Fickle is an unincorporated town in Washington Township, Clinton County, Indiana.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fickle

    fik′l, adj. inconstant: changeable.—n. Fick′leness. [A.S. ficol; gefic, fraud.]

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fickle in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fickle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fickle in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Sanderson:

    IS has learned that you don't want to be reliant on too many outside sources, donors are fickle and subject to pressure and (IS) wants to be in control.

  2. Andre Bakhos:

    It's a fickle market. All you have to do is look at what we've done for the year and whatever you're going to see today, there's lower confidence in the direction of any move.

  3. Omar Khayyam:

    Lament not Fortune?s mutability, And seize her fickle favours ere they flee; If others never mourned departed bliss, How should a turn of Fortune come to thee?

  4. Meenakshi Bhanja:

    Public memory is fickle, has anything changed in India ? I am sorry to say,' no,'.

  5. Emily Dickinson:

    Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.

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