fly-about

adjective

1
: given to or characterized by irregular, casual, or aimless activity or motion
soft fly-about hair
a fly-about boy
2
of a horse : skittish

Word History

Etymology

from fly about, verb

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“Fly-about.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fly-about. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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