Origin of flibbertigibbet
Examples from the Web for flibbertigibbet
Flibbertigibbet was gazing fixedly at this apparition and made no reply.
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.
Then Czar, who had come with me to hide from the Flibbertigibbet in the house, left me.The Eyes of the World|Harold Bell Wright
Flibbertigibbet looked about her inquiringly; but the girls were silent.
British Dictionary definitions for flibbertigibbet
Word Origin for flibbertigibbet
Word Origin and History 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.