scatterbrained


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scat·ter·brain

 (skăt′ər-brān′)
n.
A person regarded as flighty, thoughtless, or disorganized.

scat′ter·brained′ adj.

scatterbrained

(ˈskætəˌbreɪnd)
adj
exhibiting or characterized by lack of serious thought or concentration; disorganized; silly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scatterbrained - lacking sense or discretion; "his rattlebrained crackpot ideas"; "how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
2.scatterbrained - 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"

scatterbrained

adjective empty-headed, silly, frivolous, irresponsible, careless, giddy, madcap, goofy (informal), thoughtless, forgetful, scatty (Brit. informal), inattentive, bird-brained (informal), slaphappy (informal), featherbrained She plays a scatterbrained blonde.

scatterbrained

adjective
Given to lighthearted silliness:
Informal: gaga.
Translations
مُشَتَّت الفِكْر، مُتَناثِر التَّفْكير
roztržitý
forvirret
huoleton
hebehurgya
óskÿr í hugsun

scatterbrained

[ˈskætəbreɪnd] ADJ (= scatty) → atolondrado, ligero de cascos

scatterbrained

[ˈskætərbreɪnd] adjécervelé(e), étourdi(e)scatter cushion npetit coussin m

scatterbrained

[ˈskætəˌbreɪnd] adj (fam) → sventato/a, sbadato/a

scatter

(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
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