Definition of scatterbrained
: having or showing a forgetful, disorganized, or unfocused mind : having the characteristics of a scatterbrain As Detective Gina Calabrese on Miami Vice, Saundra Santiago is all clearheaded efficiency. But off-camera her co-stars think she's scatterbrained. “They consider me a space cadet,” says Santiago, who frequently loses keys, misses flights and gets into cabs without cash. — Tim Allis
Examples of scatterbrained in a Sentence
a scatterbrained child who couldn't seem to pay attention or stop fooling around
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