a foolish or giddy person; scatterbrain.
- Also featherhead.
- feath·er·brained, adjective
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How to use featherbrain in a sentence
That such a revulsion should occur in the nature of a gadabout and featherbrain like this girl, is not unnatural.Iconoclasts | James Huneker
France will be prettily governed by a featherbrain, who has such whims.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
She thought, the featherbrain, that she was entering the Leaf-cutters house!Insect Adventures | J. Henri Fabre
I was always laughing and skipping about like a featherbrain.His Masterpiece | Emile Zola
You I can trust; but she is a bit of a featherbrain, and one never knows what may happen.A True Friend | Adeline Sergeant
British Dictionary definitions for featherbrain
a frivolous or forgetful person
- featherbrained or featherheaded, adjective
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