Examples of fickle in a Sentence
The Weak will suck up to the Strong, for fear of losing their jobs and their money and all the fickle power they wielded only twenty-four hours ago. —Hunter S. Thompson, Rolling Stone, 11 Nov. 2004
The corporate fan who has replaced the core fan is a fickle beast, choosy about which games he'll use his precious free time to attend. —E. M. Swift, Sports Illustrated, 15 May 2000
A failed play was a denial of what Odets was owed, for he was chasing the public no differently than did his bourgeois and nonrevolutionary contemporaries, a public as fickle as it always was and is. —Arthur Miller, Harper's, March 1999
War is like hard-drug abuse or a fickle lover, an apparently contradictory bolt of compulsion, agony and ecstasy that draws you back in the face of better judgment time and time again. —Anthony Loyd, My War Gone By, 1999
He blames poor sales on fickle consumers.
a fickle friendship that was on and off over the years
Recent Examples of fickle from the Web
Fierce competition, regulatory burdens, geopolitical uncertainty, activist investors and fickle customers consume our thoughts, pushing our anxiety to record levels.
These are not fickle fans or even bandwagon jumpers.
That packed the house, but artisan pizza has become more familiar and diners more fickle.
Sure, Apple is poised to sell over 200 million iPhones this year, but let’s face it, technology is fickle.
People are often fickle, and in today's world, even the most remote areas present the option of participating the economic trend of big-box commerce.
But in this rapidly changing world of new technology and fickle consumer taste, size isn't everything.
A home inspector with a fickle temper and strident anti-Trump politics had traveled from Belleville, Ill. to Washington D.C. sometime in March.
The Virginia primary electorate is fickle, unpredictable and varies greatly depending on the year.
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Synonym Discussion of fickle
FICKLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fickle for English Language Learners
: changing often
: changing opinions often
FICKLE Defined for Kids
Definition of fickle for Students
: changing often : not reliable fickle friends fickle weather
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