feather-headed love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as feather-brained.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective colloq. Giddy; frivolous; foolish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective colloquial giddy; frivolous; foolish

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • “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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Springhaven

  • 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

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