Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unsettled; fidgety; whimsical.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • flisky

    1. Sc. Flighty, frolicsome; of a horse: Skittish.



    1807 J. Hogg Auld Ettrick John 8 Mount. Bard 195 Auld Johnie's flisky dame.

    1856 G. Henderson Pop. Rhymes Berwick 48 You're like Adam Black's pony, Flisky, pranky—and no very canny.

    1880 W. H. Patterson Gloss. Words Antrim & Down Flisky, skittish, specially applied to a mare which kicks when touched on the flank

    April 19, 2015

  • I get this way sometimes.

    December 7, 2012