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A silly, flighty, or empty-headed person.

feath′er·brained′ adj.
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(ˈfɛðəˌbreɪn) or


a frivolous or forgetful person
ˈfeatherˌbrained, ˈfeatherˌheaded adj
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(ˈfɛð ərˌbreɪn)

a foolish or giddy person; scatterbrain.
feath′er•brained`, adj.
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[ˈfeðəbreɪn] Ncabeza f de chorlito
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Next he afflicted Garnswllt's Greg Thomas with serial injuries and, perhaps worse, selection for the traumatic West Indies tour of 1985-86 under featherbrain David Gower.