flighty

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flight·y

 (flī′tē)
adj. flight·i·er, flight·i·est
1.
a. Given to capricious or unstable behavior.
b. Characterized by irresponsible or silly behavior.
2. Easily excited; skittish.

flight′i·ly adv.
flight′i·ness n.

flighty

(ˈflaɪtɪ)
adj, flightier or flightiest
1. frivolous and irresponsible; capricious; volatile
2. mentally erratic, unstable, or wandering
3. flirtatious; coquettish
ˈflightily adv
ˈflightiness n

flight•y

(ˈflaɪ ti)

adj. flight•i•er, flight•i•est.
1. frivolous and irresponsible.
2. capricious; mercurial; volatile.
3. Archaic. swift.
[1545–55]
flight′i•ly, adv.
flight′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flighty - guided by whim and fancy; "flighty young girls"
frivolous - not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman"
2.flighty - unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
excitable - easily excited

flighty

flighty

adjective
Translations
طائِش، مُتَقَلِّب، ذو نَزَوات
přelétavý
flyvskuberegnelig
könnyelmû
hvikull, ístöîulaus; léttúîugur
prelietavý

flighty

[ˈflaɪtɪ] ADJ (flightier (compar) (flightiest (superl))) [idea, remark] → frívolo, poco serio; [girl] → caprichoso, voluble

flighty

[ˈflaɪti] adj [person] → inconstant(e)

flighty

adj (+er) (= fickle)unbeständig, flatterhaft; (= empty-headed)gedankenlos

flighty

[ˈflaɪtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → capriccioso/a, frivolo/a

flight1

(flait) noun
1. act of flying. the flight of a bird.
2. a journey in a plane. How long is the flight to New York?
3. a number of steps or stairs. A flight of steps.
4. a number of birds etc flying or moving through the air. a flight of geese; a flight of arrows.
ˈflighty adjective
(usually of girls and women) with easily changed ideas; not thinking deeply; always looking for amusement.
flight deck
1. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier where planes take off or land.
2. the forward part of an aeroplane where the pilot and crew sit.
in flight
flying. Have you seen the geese in flight?

see also fly2.
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