Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Giddy and talkative; foolish.

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  • adj. Foolish

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Examples

  • I just wanted Laella to know because she always stays calm, no matter what, and I get rattlebrained, so maybe she could think of something when I couldn't.

    The Tower of Fear

  • Through a rattlebrained friend of theirs, one Nancy Spencer, they agree to take a boy from the Hopeton

    Why the Chimes Rang: A Play in One Act

  • Frankly, that's why the scheme looks rattlebrained to me.

    Rocket Ship Galileo

  • Victoria: An aspiring attorney, Victoria is Shallon’s other roommate, whose eccentric ways provide a source of rattlebrained comic relief.

    Hot Girls And Candy

  • "But I am afraid you are glorifying two rattlebrained chaps who should be in a home for imbeciles instead of in the castle their audacity might have blighted.

    Graustark

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