from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A frivolous or feather-brained person.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A light, giddy, frivolous person; a trifler; a featherbrain.


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  • And here comes Rosemary, all feather-head and pale ....

    From Twitter 07-07-2009

  • I was one of those who thought it was on account of the pheasant the the term 'feather-head' came into existence!

    Not just pretty feathers

  • Have I told you anything positive, you feather-head?

    The Insulted and the Injured

  • He still could not figure out whether she was an utter feather-head or very clever.

    Lord of Chaos

  • It's about the one thing I agree with that feather-head on.

    Magic's Promise

  • But what concerned me most was the identity of the father; I knew my darling feather-head, you see, for the trollop she was -- you would never have thought it, to look at her beguiling innocence, but it had long been an unspoken bargain between us that we let each other's private lives alone, and I could guess she had been in the woodshed with half a dozen during my absence.

    Flash For Freedom

  • Alison was a nice girl and a pretty one, but she was a feather-head.

    Summer Term At St Clare's

  • Alison is still such a feather-head, and Angela has a lot to learn yet.

    Fifth Formers at St. Clare's

  • You tell me I'm a feather-head, and I've not the slightest doubt in the world that if you asked any of our common acquaintances you'd find the epithet endorsed.

    In Direst Peril

  • I can't help thinking that for a long time the poor feather-head attached a considerable value to my opinion, and that he was anxious in his own way to conciliate my friendship.

    In Direst Peril


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