Definition of scatterbrain
- The English, who had raised eccentricity and poor organization to a high art, and placed the scatterbrain on a pedestal, loathed such Middle European things as rules, conventions, and dictatorships.
- —Simon Winchester
Where did I put my keys? I'm such a scatterbrain today.
don't be such a scatterbrain—it's only a wedding, not the invasion of Normandy
: a person who is unable to concentrate or think clearly
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