featherbrain

noun
feath·er·brain | \ˈfe-t͟hər-ˌbrān \

Definition of featherbrain 

: a foolish scatterbrained person

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featherbrained \ˈfe-t͟hər-ˌbrānd \ adjective

Examples of featherbrain in a Sentence

you would not want to have to rely on that featherbrain in an emergency

First Known Use of featherbrain

1668, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of featherbrain was in 1668

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