- a person incapable of serious, connected thought.
Origin of scatterbrain
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Examples from the Web for scatterbrain
Scatterbrain demanded of Dick another shot on the part of O'Grady.
Here are letters for you—I want to know what's in them—Scatterbrain's come—do you know that?
O'Grady waved his hand in signal to his body-guard, and Scatterbrain had three cheers from the ragamuffins.
Scatterbrain's agent said 't was unfair, and desired the polling-clerk not to record the vote.
- a person who is incapable of serious thought or concentration
Word Origin and History for scatterbrain
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