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flighty

[ flahy-tee ]
/ ˈflaɪ ti /
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adjective, flight·i·er, flight·i·est.
given to flights of fancy; capricious; frivolous.
slightly delirious; light-headed; mildly crazy.
irresponsible: He said I was too flighty to be a good supervisor.
Archaic. swift or fleet.
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Origin of flighty

First recorded in 1545–55; flight1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM flighty

flight·i·ly, adverbflight·i·ness, nounun·flight·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for flighty

flighty
/ (ˈflaɪtɪ) /

adjective flightier or flightiest
frivolous and irresponsible; capricious; volatile
mentally erratic, unstable, or wandering
flirtatious; coquettish

Derived forms of flighty

flightily, adverbflightiness, noun
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