Definition of Featherbrained

1. Adjective. Lacking seriousness; given to frivolity. "Silly giggles"




Definition of Featherbrained

1. a. Giddy; frivolous; feather-headed.

Definition of Featherbrained

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of feather-brained) ¹

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Definition of Featherbrained

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Featherbrained

feather in one's cap
feather one's nest
feather one's own nest
feather palm
feather pen
feather star
feather wool
featherback
featherbed
featherbedded
featherbedding
featherbeddings
featherbeds
featherbrain
featherbrained (current term)
featherbrains
featherdown
feathered
featheredge
featheredged
featheredges
featheredging
featheredness
featherfeet
featherfew
featherfews
featherfoil
featherfoils
featherfoot

Literary usage of Featherbrained

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1. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"... because only light and featherbrained men would rush heedlessly on a difficult enterprise, because the resolution that is expected from him is one that ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
"Even the featherbrained among them realize clearly now that he is a factor in their nn- Uon.il life with which they will henceforth have to reckon. ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1910)
"Though his generous patron, too cultured, too gentle, and perhaps too featherbrained for the grim crisis he had to meet, failed, and was murdered by his ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"... "featherbrained adventurer." For " charlatan " and " feather - brained adventurer" are the characters in which it pleases Lord ..."

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