a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.
Archaic. a gossip.
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How to use flibbertigibbet in a sentence
The two girls clapped their hands and flibbertigibbet jumped up and down on the window sill to express her delight.
flibbertigibbet chose one of the panes that was cleaner than the others and putting her two hands close to it began operations.
flibbertigibbet nodded emphatically; the conversation was begun again and continued for half an hour.
flibbertigibbet and the Marchioness did the finger-talking, and Freckles helped with the interpretation.
Thereupon flibbertigibbet beat upon her breast to indicate first person singular possessive.
British Dictionary definitions for flibbertigibbet
an irresponsible, silly, or gossipy person
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