featherhead

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feath·er·head

 (fĕth′ər-hĕd′)
n.
A featherbrain.

feath′er·head′ed adj.

feath•er•brain

(ˈfɛð ərˌbreɪn)

n.
a foolish or giddy person; scatterbrain.
[1830–40]
feath′er•brained`, adj.
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In often-repeated rhetoric, environmental prophets were dubbed Chicken-Littles (featherheaded neurotically fearful alarmists who, alas, swept others up into their hysteria) and doomsters (willful and programmatic pessimists, spoilers of everybody's joys).
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Busoni emphasized the centrality of Faust by writing the role for a baritone--no featherheaded tenors here!--and transforming the devil into a character tenor with a fearsomely high tessitura.