AskDefine | Define flighty

Dictionary Definition

flighty adj
1 irresponsibly frivolous; "flighty young girls" [syn: flyaway]
2 absent-mindedly irresponsible; "he said I was too flighty to be a good supervisor" [syn: head-in-the-clouds, scatterbrained] [also: flightiest, flightier]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Given to unplanned, and silly ideas or actions.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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