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
Georg is a lover, a sensualist, flighty, impulsive, determined.
In How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Composure magazine is flighty and superficial and self-absorbed.
Bosco (Alveru) has the typical life of a wealthy Madrid family offspring, living in a huge house in the outskirts, going out with flighty, attractive Paula (Clara Alvarado), and studying for the requisite MBA.
Jackson isn't just a flighty teenager mooching off the Jackson name, though, and her struggles are very much real.
But those flighty locals among us may want to reconsider their options, given a new ranking from U.S. News & World Report.
Robert’s flighty sister (bubbly Amanda Leigh), on the other hand, adores Goring precisely for his unserious nature.
Lucy Liu adds a flighty girlfriend to the mix, and Bruce Willis is a mysterious storyteller.
Hunter is more flighty, the troublemaker who’s driving him crazy.
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First Known Use of flighty
Synonymsfiddle-footed, excitable, fluttery, high-strung, hyper, hyperactive, hyperexcitable, hyperkinetic, jittery, jumpy, nervous, skittery, skittish, spasmodic, spooky
Antonymsimperturbable, nerveless, unexcitable, unflappable, unshakable
Related Wordshot-blooded, mercurial, temperamental, unstable, volatile, volcanic; anxious, edgy, flibbertigibbety, nervy, tense, uptight; emotional, emotionalistic, hypersensitive, intense, sensitive, soulful; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic; irascible, irritable, perturbable, prickly, testy, touchy
Near Antonymscalm, collected, cool, serene, tranquil; easy, easygoing, laid-back, relaxed
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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