featherbrained feath"er*brained, feather-brained feath"er-brained, a. Giddy; frivolous; lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; feather-headed. [Colloq.]

Syn: airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, giddy, lightheaded, light-headed, silly. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • featherbrained — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Given to lighthearted silliness: empty headed, flighty, frivolous, frothy, giddy, harebrained, lighthearted, scatterbrained, silly. Informal: gaga. Slang: birdbrained, dizzy. See ABILITY …   English dictionary for students

  • featherbrained — feath|er|brained [ˈfeðəbreınd US ər ] adj extremely silly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • featherbrained — adj. stupid, foolish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • featherbrained — adjective extremely silly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • feather-brained — featherbrained feath er*brained, feather brained feath er brained, a. Giddy; frivolous; lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; feather headed. [Colloq.] Syn: airheaded, dizzy, empty headed, giddy, lightheaded, light headed, silly. [1913 Webster …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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