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- adj. Fickle, capricious, reckless.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Light; giddy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
She was Medea, and if Jason was volage, woe to Creusa!
This beautiful insect, so common about Florence and Rome, and in central Italy, is extremely rare about Naples; nor does this seem to be from their disliking the sea, for we never saw so many as at Pesaro, on the Adriatic; -- no insect, then, is more volage, or uncertain as to place, than the firefly.
"Le lendemain, Phillis peu sage Aurait donne moutons et chien Pour un baiser que le volage A Lisette donnait pour rien."
Pierre volage ne queult mousse (A rolling stone gathers no moss).
Mildred has perhaps inherited her father's volage nature where the other sex are concerned, and early shows tendencies which ought to be sympathetically checked and directed.
But now suppose that your mind is in its nature discursive, erratic, subject to electric attractions and repulsions, volage; it may be impossible for you to compel your attention except by taking away all external disturbances.
If I had not already shown myself up to my reader as a garcon volage of the first water, perhaps I should now hesitate about confessing that I half regretted the short space during which it should be my privilege to act as the guide and mentor of my two friends.