Definition of Scatterbrain

1. Noun. A flighty and disorganized person.

Exact synonyms: Forgetful Person
Generic synonyms: Simple, Simpleton



Definition of Scatterbrain

1. n. A giddy or thoughtless person; one incapable of concentration or attention.

Definition of Scatterbrain

1. Noun. A flighty, disorganized or forgetful person. ¹

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Definition of Scatterbrain

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scatterbrain

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scatter factor
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scatter plot
scatter rug
scatteration
scatterations
scatterbrain (current term)
scatterbrained
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scattergram
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Literary usage of Scatterbrain

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1. Handy Andy: A Tale of Irish Life by Samuel Lover (1906)
"It was a clear case, however, that if Nance had not been sitting behind Andy, Lord scatterbrain would have been a dead man, so that his gratitude and ..."

2. A Short Introduction to the Study of Logic by Laurence Johnstone (1887)
"... eg, we should be wasting words to no purpose if, to someone who knew that the family of Sennacherib scatterbrain consisted of three sons, we said—Peter, ..."

3. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"You are, I'll warrant, five years younger than a scatterbrain like myself, and yet you talk like the seven wise men of Greece. Wilt take me as a valet ? ..."

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