Flibbergib Flib"ber*gib, n. A sycophant. [Obs. & Humorous.] ``Flatterers and flibbergibs.'' --Latimer. [1913 Webster]

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  • flibbertigibbet — /ˈflɪbətidʒɪbət/ (say flibuhteejibuht) noun 1. a chattering or flighty person, usually a child. 2. (upper case) Obsolete (the name of a fiend.) {earlier flepergebet, flipergebet, flibbergib, ? imitative of the sound of chattering} …   Australian English dictionary

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