shatterbrained love

Definitions

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  • adj. disordered or wandering in intellect; hence, heedless; wild

Etymologies

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shatter +‎ brained

Examples

  • This shatterbrained peer was, in other respects, a handsome accomplished man, with an expression somewhat haughty, yet singularly pleasing when he chose it — a man, in short, who might push his fortune with the fair sex.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • It had always been a source of amusement to Ferdinand and his brother that their shatterbrained, chatterbox Angie and a dry old stick like Heyward were locked up tight in a love match.

    No Man's Mistress

  • Oh! the scatterbrained, shatterbrained lady so grand,

    The Jingle Book

  • This shatterbrained peer was, in other respects, a handsome accomplished man, with an expression somewhat haughty, yet singularly pleasing when he chose it -- a man, in short, who might push his fortune with the fair sex.

    St. Ronan's Well

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