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A person regarded as flighty, thoughtless, or disorganized.

scat′ter·brained′ adj.


a person who is incapable of serious thought or concentration


(ˈskæt ərˌbreɪn)

a person incapable of serious, connected thought.
scat′ter•brained`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scatterbrain - a flighty and disorganized personscatterbrain - a flighty and disorganized person  
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
شَخْص كَثير النِسْيان وغَيْر مَوْثوق
forvirret person
szórakozott ember
unutkan kimse


[ˈskætəbreɪn] Ncabeza mf de chorlito


[ˈskætəˌbreɪn] n (fam) → sventato/a, sbadato/a


(ˈskӕtə) verb
1. to (make) go or rush in different directions. The sudden noise scattered the birds; The crowds scattered when the bomb exploded.
2. to throw loosely in different directions. The load from the overturned lorry was scattered over the road.
ˈscattered adjective
occasional; not close together. Scattered showers are forecast for this morning; The few houses in the valley are very scattered.
ˈscattering noun
a small amount scattered here and there. a scattering of sugar.
ˈscatterbrain noun
a forgetful or unreliable person.
ˈscatterbrained adjective
References in classic literature ?
The scatterbrain that gave La Mancha more Rich spoils than Jason's; who a point so keen Had to his wit, and happier far had been If his wit's weathercock a blunter bore; The arm renowned far as Gaeta's shore, Cathay, and all the lands that lie between; The muse discreet and terrible in mien As ever wrote on brass in days of yore; He who surpassed the Amadises all, And who as naught the Galaors accounted, Supported by his love and gallantry: Who made the Belianises sing small, And sought renown on Rocinante mounted; Here, underneath this cold stone, doth he lie.
Following debut In The Cold Wind We Smile in 2009, second album Scatterbrain came quickly after in 2010.
Your mind is on other things, though others will accuse you of being a scatterbrain.
When she burst on to our screens in Coronation Street as scatterbrain Raquel and tottered up the cobbles with her beloved Curly Watts (Kevin Kennedy) we all took the lovable and ditzy barmaid to our hearts.
I can sort of experiment with different things and sort of jump around a bit and be a bit of a scatterbrain creatively, which is exciting.
In it Marcos' begins by deriding the "publishing house which asked for this exclusive introduction" (21) and he continues to be dismissive and outright bothered for being asked to provide the prologue: "As far as I can see, my reputation for being a scatterbrain is not sufficient to dissuade you from sending me questions and problems about publications, prologues, and other equally absurd things" (21-22).
Let people see you can be relied on to fulfil obligations for no one will entrust important responsibilities to a scatterbrain.
34) Long-time lawyer Alexandre Chateau described Abaaoud as "not a leader type" and "more a kind of scatterbrain.
I don't write with an outline because I'm a bit of a scatterbrain," she said.
It was time to go for the kill against a weakened Wallabies' back division, but a scatterbrain approach let them right back into it.