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or glaik·et

adjective Chiefly Scot.
  1. foolish; giddy; flighty.
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Origin of glaikit

1400–50; late Middle English < ?
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Examples from the Web for glaikit

Historical Examples of glaikit

  • The glaikit limmers, will they no be content wi their ain game, but maun turn common thieves?

    At War with Society or, Tales of the Outcasts

    James McLevy

  • They were of the glaikit kind ye can always hear loang before ye see.

British Dictionary definitions for glaikit



  1. Scot foolish; silly; thoughtlessa glaiket expression
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Derived Formsglaikitness or glaiketness, noun

Word Origin for glaikit

C15: of obscure origin
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