featherbrain

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

Definition of featherbrain

: a foolish scatterbrained person

featherbrained

play \ˈfe-t͟hər-ˌbrānd\ adjective

Examples of featherbrain in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of featherbrain

1668

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