empty-headed
adjective Date: 1640 vacuous 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • empty-headed — adj. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity. Syn: airheaded, dizzy, featherbrained, giddy, lightheaded, light headed, silly. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empty-headed — index vacuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • empty-headed — adj informal silly and not intelligent …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • empty-headed — adjective not sensible or intelligent …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • empty-headed — [adj] flighty, scatterbrained brainless, dizzy, featherbrained, frivolous, giddy, harebrained, ignorant, illiterate, inane, know nothing, silly, skittish, stupid, uneducated, unschooled, untaught, vacant, vacuous; concept 402 Ant. cognizant,… …   New thesaurus

  • empty-headed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unintelligent and foolish …   English terms dictionary

  • empty-headed — [emp′tēhed΄id] adj. frivolous and stupid; silly and ignorant …   English World dictionary

  • empty-headed — adjective lacking seriousness; given to frivolity a dizzy blonde light headed teenagers silly giggles • Syn: ↑airheaded, ↑dizzy, ↑featherbrained, ↑giddy, ↑ligh …   Useful english dictionary

  • empty-headed — ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as empty headed, you mean that they are not very intelligent and often do silly things. ...a pretty, empty headed little thing, barely out of school …   English dictionary

  • empty-headed — adjective informal silly, and unable to think or behave seriously: an empty headed blonde …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • empty-headed — adjective they treat her like some empty headed bimbo Syn: stupid, foolish, silly, unintelligent, idiotic, brainless, witless, vacuous, stunned, vapid, featherbrained, birdbrained, harebrained, scatterbrained, thoughtless, imbecilic; informal… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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