Origin of flibbertigibbet
Examples from the Web for flibbertigibbet
Historical Examples of flibbertigibbet
Flibbertigibbet was gazing fixedly at this apparition and made no reply.
Flibbertigibbet was the snapper for a line of twenty or more girls.
Flibbertigibbet and her chum looked at each other; should it be nickname or real name?
"That's what they call me here," said Flibbertigibbet when they got down to conversation again.
Flibbertigibbet looked about her inquiringly; but the girls were silent.
Word Origin for flibbertigibbet
1540s, "chattering gossip, flighty woman," probably a nonsense word meant to sound like fast talking; as the name of a devil or fiend it dates from c.1600.