featherbrained love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a weak, empty brain; light-headed; frivolous; giddy. Also feather-headed, feather-pated.

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

  • adjective colloq. Giddy; frivolous; lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; feather-headed.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of feather-brained.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And for one brief moment, all its featherbrained feline attention was devoted to keeping its balance.

    Tran Siberian

  • A former fêtarde* myself (and still a bit featherbrained from it) I shake my head and cluck my tongue on hearing those birds, beaks-a-begging, try to get out of jail time by pleading with the French cops, swearing that they are merely scatterbrained and not at all soûlard!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • A former fêtarde* myself (and still a bit featherbrained from it) I shake my head and cluck my tongue on hearing those birds, beaks-a-begging, try to get out of jail time by pleading with the French cops, swearing that they are merely scatterbrained and not at all soûlard!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • A former fêtarde* myself (and still a bit featherbrained from it) I shake my head and cluck my tongue on hearing those birds, beaks-a-begging, try to get out of jail time by pleading with the French cops, swearing that they are merely scatterbrained and not at all soûlard!

    étourneau - French Word-A-Day

  • Miss Compton plays his assistant, a featherbrained private eye.

    2006 March : Scrubbles.net

  • Miss Compton plays his assistant, a featherbrained private eye.

    My Favorite Blonde : Scrubbles.net

  • A former fêtarde* myself and still a bit featherbrained from it I shake my head and cluck my tongue on hearing those birds, beaks-a-begging, try to get out of jail time by pleading with the French cops, swearing that they are merely scatterbrained and not at all soûlard!

    étourneau - French Word-A-Day

  • Here's a snapshot of the featherbrained whims that get us into this mess.

    From On High

  • A former fêtarde* myself and still a bit featherbrained from it I shake my head and cluck my tongue on hearing those birds, beaks-a-begging, try to get out of jail time by pleading with the French cops, swearing that they are merely scatterbrained and not at all soûlard!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Since most of the 15 million users of IBM's Lotus Sametime instant-messaging service work in corporate markets, they schedule interactive online meetings, attach files to present during the meeting and engage in a spot of team white boarding--but never have the featherbrained joy of sending emoticons.

    Palmisano's IBM To Make Sametime Work With AOL, Yahoo

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  • It only took 8 consonants and 6 vowels to make the three syllables in this word.

    February 14, 2011