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Meaning of FLIGHTY

Pronunciation:  'flItee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  absent-mindedly irresponsible; "he said I was too flighty to be a good supervisor"
  2. [adj]  irresponsibly frivolous; "flighty young girls"

FLIGHTY is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: flyaway, frivolous, head-in-the-clouds, irresponsible, scatterbrained



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Flight"y\, a.
1. Fleeting; swift; transient.

         The flighty purpose never is o'ertook, Unless the
         deed go with it.                      --Shak.

2. Indulging in flights, or wild and unrestrained sallies, of
   imagination, humor, caprice, etc.; given to disordered
   fancies and extravagant conduct; volatile; giddy;
   eccentric; slighty delirious.

         Proofs of my flighty and paradoxical turn of mind.

         A harsh disciplinarian and a flighty enthusiast.
                                               --J. S.

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