Feather-headed
Feather-headed Feath"er-head`ed, a. Giddy; frivolous; foolish. [Colloq.] --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]

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  • feather-headed — feathˈer brained (also feathˈer headed) adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑feather …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feather-pated — Feath er pat ed, a. Feather headed; frivolous. [Colloq.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of 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

  • feather — {{11}}feather (n.) O.E. feðer feather, in plural, wings, from P.Gmc. *fethro (Cf. O.S. fethara, O.N. fioþr, Swed. fjäder, M.Du. vedere, Du. veder, O.H.G. fedara, Ger. Feder), from PIE *petra , zero degree *ptera wing …   Etymology dictionary

  • feather-brained — Som eone who s feather brained is silly, empty headed and not serious …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • feather — n. & v. n. 1 any of the appendages growing from a bird s skin, with a horny hollow stem and fine strands. 2 one or more of these as decoration etc. 3 (collect.) a plumage. b game birds. v. 1 tr. cover or line with feathers. 2 tr. Rowing turn (an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feather-brained — feathˈer brained (also feathˈer headed) adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑feather * * * feather brained UK [ˈfeðə(r) ˌbreɪnd] US [ˈfeðər ˌbreɪnd] adjective informal very silly Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greater Yellow-headed Vulture — Taxobox name = Greater Yellow headed Vulture status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes (disputed) familia = Cathartidae genus = Cathartes species = C. melambrotus… …   Wikipedia

  • Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture — Taxobox name = Lesser Yellow headed Vulture image caption = Sketch of underside view in flight status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes (disputed) familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Yellow-headed Amazon — At Vancouver Aquarium Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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