featherbrained love

Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of feather-brained.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. 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:

  • 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!

    French Word-A-Day:

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

    From On High

  • 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

  • Unfortunately, Mr. Frey made a big mistake when he gave away the major plot points of his second memoir in a featherbrained epilogue to the first.

    What to Do Post-Rehab? Write a Memoir, Of Course

  • She might sound featherbrained, but the shield maiden of old was still underneath.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • “Only a featherbrained girl would dream of becoming a celebrated Gothic novelist like Mrs. Radcliffe or Mary Shelley.”

    One Night Of Scandal

  • Fearing that his contract might be terminated if Clara's mother discovered that he was miseducating two illiterate, featherbrained young women, Monsieur Roquefort presented them with Carax's novel dressed up as a love story, which was, at least, half true.

    The Shadow of the Wind

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

    February 14, 2011