from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A silly, scatterbrained, or garrulous person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An offbeat, skittish person; especially said of a young woman.
- n. An imp, a fiend.
- n. A flighty person; someone regarded as silly, irresponsible, or scatterbrained, especially someone who chatters or gossips
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An imp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Flibberdigibbet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a female fool
Middle English flipergebet.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From late Middle English first attested 1549 probably imitative of nonsense uttered by gossips. Usage as an imp or fiend and name of the Devil from around 1603. (Wiktionary)