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flyaway

[ flahy-uh-wey ]
/ ˈflaɪ əˌweɪ /
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adjective

fluttering or streaming in the wind; windblown: flyaway hair.
flighty; frivolous; giddy.
ready for flight: flyaway aircraft.

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Origin of flyaway

First recorded in 1765–75; adj. use of verb phrase fly away
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British Dictionary definitions for flyaway

flyaway
/ (ˈflaɪəˌweɪ) /

adjective

(of hair or clothing) loose and fluttering
frivolous or flighty; giddy

noun

a person who is frivolous or flighty
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