fickle fickle  /ˈfɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments
  2. (adj) liable to sudden unpredictable change

Usage(s):

  1. The hard part is predicting what the famously fickle teenage girls will next anoint as kawaii.
  2. But he chose a drastic method of staving off wrinkles, a potbelly, the whims of a fickle public.
  3. No problem prosecutors would rather cut a deal than risk their case before a fickle jury.

News

  1. Bishop Nehru, 16, Out-Raps His Peers in Bloody 'Fickle Mind$' Video

    Let's get this out of the way: Despite resembling Earl Sweatshirt thanks to the bucket hat and baby face, the rapper that Bishop Nehru most resembles is fellow New Yorker Joey Bada$$. Both throw back explicitly to rap of the 1990s and on his new track "Fickle Mind$," this 16-year-old MC even mumbles the antiquated phrase "word is bond," which just so happens to be the name of JB's
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Spin

  2. Pele asks Brazilian fans not to boo national team

    Soccer great Pele appealed to Brazil's notoriously fickle fans on Tuesday to get behind their team during the upcoming Confederations Cup.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Pele asks Brazilians not to boo national team

    Soccer great Pele appealed to Brazil's notoriously fickle fans on Tuesday to get behind their team during the upcoming Confederations Cup.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "Match play is very fickle and whatever your opponent does, you have to react," a smiling Woods said in a greenside interview after being presented with the coveted Walter Hagen Cup. "This week I made a bunch of birdies to advance. I had a...
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Tiger Wood Source: Reuters South Africa

  2. "A fickle, funny game," Mets third baseman David Wright said.
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Dave Wright Source: USA Today

  3. "Politics can be fickle like that. I mean, you're trying to get somebody's attention for the first time. ...... 'Huckabee? You've got to be kidding me! Hope, Arkansas? Here we go again,'" Bartlett said.
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Dan Bartlett Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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