feather-headed love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. giddy; frivolous; foolish

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Giddy; frivolous; foolish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as feather-brained.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • However, Master Yee turned the tables on his feather-headed enemies and became even more successful and wealthy in Canton.

    In The Shadow of The Cypress

  • “You have trusted him too far,” said the other; “a feather-headed cox-comb, upon whose changeable mind and hot brain there is no making an abiding impression.”

    The Abbot

  • These, of course, are precisely the stories that culminated in the myth of "let them eat cake," and that Coppola's Marie Antoinette -- whose opening scene shows a feather-headed Marie Antoinette saucily licking cake off her fingers -- so lamentably perpetuates.

    Caroline Weber: Let Them Eat Lace: Marie Antoinette's Fierce and Fearless Fashion

  • I have a bad morality (Ich habe eine schlechte moralität) and I am feather-headed, but I am not a criminal.

    Lieutenant Yergunov's Story

  • A pound of feathers weighs as much as (and in some poise more than) a pound of lead, and the leaden-headed Squire and the feather-headed Madame swung always at opposite ends of the beam, until it broke between them.


  • But as I am a great fan of 'The Dick Van Dyke Show', seeing Carl Reiner in the role of Inspector House made qute an impression on a fair-headed yet feather-headed young boy.

    Archive 2004-10-10

  • The fragile-looking, feather-headed Tezwan rifleman sailed backward, toppling most of his squad behind him and pinning their weapons beneath a jumble of flailing limbs.

    A Time to Kill

  • “I was beginning about my feather-headed boy,” the prince went on.

    The Insulted and the Injured

  • You are preparing to take such a step in life that it is only seemly for you to leave off being such a feather-headed boy.

    The Insulted and the Injured

  • I am often in disgrace for idleness, for laughing; but even as Miss Matthews grumbles at my feather-headed carelessness, I catch sight of something moving — a speck of sun perhaps on a picture, or the donkey drawing the mowing-machine across the lawn; or a sail that passes between the laurel leaves, so that I am never cast down.

    The Waves


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