flighty flighty  /f ˈlaɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) guided by whim and fancy
  2. (adj) unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)

Usage(s):

  1. He turned out to be too flighty, too impious and vainglorious to fill the role of anointed American writer, the thinking man's thinking man.
  2. Happy, unself-conscious, slightly flighty and more than a little girly.
  3. Meetic may be flighty in matters of the heart, but it's serious when it comes to business.

News

  • New Nickolodean Show Makes Television History

    Nick's making television history, by uniting two different characters from two completely different shows. Reprising their roles from their respective hit series, Sam & Cat chronicles the adventures of feisty Sam Puckett and flighty Cat Valentine as the pair become best friends and unlikely roommates after starting their own babysitting business.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS New York

Quotes

  1. "Alice is very flighty, very pulled by her emotions," Hailey says. "And Tasha is such a solid, conventional, conservative person. The differences they see in each other - that's really beautiful. But sometimes they seem unhealthy. Sometimes...
    on Jan 1, 2008 By: Leisha Hailey Source: Forbes

  2. "He was such a flighty bird - unattainable and off doing his own thing," Barrymore says. "I'm sure it's affected my relationships with men. I'm sure I'm sadder about it than I admit, but I accept that a lot easier than my mother's and my...
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Drew Barrymore Source: Arizona Republic

  3. "We need a bit more composure right across the park. We were a bit flighty, to be fair," Donald said yesterday in reference to last weekend's opening Super 14 rugby 19-13 loss to the defending champion Crusaders in Christchurch. "We were a...
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Stephen Donald Source: Stuff.co.nz

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