Definition of Flightily

1. adv. In a flighty manner.



Definition of Flightily

1. Adverb. In a flighty manner. ¹

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Definition of Flightily

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flightily

flight plan
flight recorder
flight recorders
flight risk
flight simulator
flight strip
flight surgeon
flightcraft
flighted
flighted(ip)
flighten
flighter
flighters
flightier
flightiest
flightily (current term)
flightiness
flightinesses
flighting
flightless
flightless bird
flightlessly
flightlessness
flightpath
flightpaths
flights
flightseeing
flightworthy
flighty
flim

Literary usage of Flightily

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1. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1916)
"Out of Shy- lock's house she passes as flightily and almost as unfeelingly as a fledged bird that leaves the nest (ii. 6). It is not "her way" to scruple or ..."

2. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... or go to be a queen in the East like Lady Hester Stanhope," said Gwendolen, flightily. Her words were born on her lips, ..."

3. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green, Alice Stopford Green (1903)
"Clifford once counselled resistance, and Buckingham talked flightily about bringing the army to London. But the grant of a subsidy was still held in ..."

4. History of the English People by John Richard Green (1903)
"The Act was fatal to the King's schemes, and Clifford at once counselled resistance while Buckingham talked flightily about bringing the army to London. ..."

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