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
There should be joy and not a flighty sense of it, just stumbling around hoping that that happiness might find me.
Her dry wit is an essential grounding element in a film that could otherwise be far too flighty to take seriously.
Tribal lines are quickly drawn and held, and fact becomes flightier, hard to pin down and easy to manipulate.
Well, the sparkling, high-NRG pulse and flighty hooks that’ve made her a city-dweller’s staple may not, in fact, settle in well next to Florida Georgia Line and Chris Stapleton, even if there are fiddles.
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.
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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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