featherhead


feath·er·head

noun \ˈfe-thər-ˌhed\

Definition of FEATHERHEAD

:  a foolish person :  featherbrain
feath·er·head·ed \ˌfe-thər-ˈhe-dəd\ adjective

Examples of FEATHERHEAD

  1. <she only seems like a featherhead; when you least expect it, she'll surprise you>
  2. <too important a diplomatic post to assign to some congenial featherhead>

First Known Use of FEATHERHEAD

1788

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