Examples of flighty in a Sentence
an actress who specializes in playing silly, flighty women
you have to be quiet while the deer are grazing, as they are flighty animals and will run if they hear you
Recent Examples of flighty from the Web
Senna might be flighty, but she is always grounded by Ms. Stone, who understands that this is a character that ought to be sold through presence, not performance.
Thirteen years in, the January show was a flighty grab bag, with one scene that thrilled, a couple that tickled, two others that floundered.
Claire Inie-Richards is comically deadpan as Charlotte, while Jessica Bedford lights the stage up with her delightfully flighty Marie.
Some are hostile, some are flighty, others are just dicks.
The wild card: Andrew Wiggins, fabulously talented but a bit flighty and undependable at times.
Drifting into an affair with a flighty teenager, Elena (Daisy Granados), Sergio equates her lack of education with Cuba’s underdevelopment, taking her to museums that, in a particularly sardonic sequence, include Ernest Hemingway’s villa.
As is usually the case with lots of displaced and wandering birds, all the ducks were very flighty, especially at Lake Norman.
New entrants and flighty, day-trader types, on the other hand, do not seem to be exhibiting the same perseverance.
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First Known Use of flighty
FLIGHTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flighty for English Language Learners
: not serious or dependable : likely to forget things or to change opinions, plans, etc., without reason
: easily excited or frightened
FLIGHTY Defined for Kids
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