rattlebrained
adjective see rattlebrain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rattlebrained — adjective lacking sense or discretion his rattlebrained crackpot ideas how rattlepated I am! I ve forgotten what I came for Glenway Westcott • Syn: ↑rattlepated, ↑scatterbrained, ↑scatty • Similar to: ↑foolish * …   Useful english dictionary

  • rattlebrained — /rat l braynd /, adj. foolish; flighty; scatterbrained. [1710 20; RATTLE + BRAIN + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • rattlebrained — adjective Foolish …   Wiktionary

  • rattlebrained — Synonyms and related words: blank, brainless, dizzy, empty, empty headed, empty minded, empty pated, empty skulled, featherbrained, featherheaded, flighty, fluttery, frivolous, gaga, giddy, giddy brained, giddy headed, giddy pated, giddy witted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rattlebrained — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. giddy, irrational, scatterbrained; see silly , stupid 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • rattlebrained — rat·tle·brained || rætlbreɪnd adj. stupid and talkative …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rattlebrained — adj rattlepated, addlepated, scatterbrained, giddy, Inf. slaphappy, unstable, unsteady, volatile, Sl. flaky, fickle; foolish, silly, inane, eccentric, Sl. balmy, Brit. Sl. barmy; frivolous, flighty, bird brained; fuzzy, vague, out in left field,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • rattlepated — adjective lacking sense or discretion his rattlebrained crackpot ideas how rattlepated I am! I ve forgotten what I came for Glenway Westcott • Syn: ↑rattlebrained, ↑scatterbrained, ↑scatty • Similar to: ↑foolish …   Useful english dictionary

  • scatterbrained — adjective 1. guided by whim and fancy flighty young girls • Syn: ↑flighty, ↑flyaway, ↑head in the clouds • Similar to: ↑frivolous • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rat|tle|head|ed — «RAT uhl HEHD ihd», adjective. = rattlebrained. (Cf. ↑rattlebrained) …   Useful english dictionary

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