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flighty

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adjective \ˈflī-tē\

Simple Definition of flighty

  • : not serious or dependable : likely to forget things or to change opinions, plans, etc., without reason

  • : easily excited or frightened

Full Definition of flighty

flight·i·erflight·i·est

  1. 1 :  swift

  2. 2 :  lacking stability or steadiness: a :  easily upset :  volatile <a flighty temper> b :  easily excited :  skittish <a flighty horse> c :  capricious, silly

flight·i·ly play \ˈflī-tə-lē\ adverb
flight·i·ness play \ˈflī-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of flighty

  1. an actress who specializes in playing silly, flighty women

  2. <you have to be quiet while the deer are grazing, as they are flighty animals and will run if they hear you>



1552

First Known Use of flighty

1552



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