scatterbrained


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scat·ter·brain

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

scat′ter·brained′ adj.
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scatterbrained

(ˈskætəˌbreɪnd)
adj
exhibiting or characterized by lack of serious thought or concentration; disorganized; silly
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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"
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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.
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scatterbrained

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

scatterbrained

[ˈskætəbreɪnd] ADJ (= scatty) → atolondrado, ligero de cascos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

scatterbrained

[ˈskætərbreɪnd] adjécervelé(e), étourdi(e)scatter cushion npetit coussin m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

scatterbrained

[ˈskætəˌbreɪnd] adj (fam) → sventato/a, sbadato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in periodicals archive ?
(https://www.gamesradar.com/halo-infinite-sound-clip/) GamesRadar noted that Cortana has been "literally scatterbrained" since the end of "Halo 4." While she played a different role in "Halo 5: Guardians," the new teaser could imply that she has found a fragment of herself dating from long ago, or that it's another Cortana discovering traces of who she was and what she did in "Halo 5." It's unknown at the moment.
The scatterbrained angel meets Dorothy (Zuzana Kajnarova), a shepherd's daughter accused of stealing from the Count's estate.
The mission is not all that easy when Uriah the devil is around and Petronel, himself, is scatterbrained. Filled with saints, miracles, angelic jokes and devious pranks, the movie is meant to impart positivity to children and to the young-at-heart.
It is hard to say how much more scatterbrained Ill get as I get older.
Every year it produces a list of the weird and wonderful things scatterbrained guests leave behind.
Okay, I am completely scatterbrained. I think better and find order in my disorganised shelves.
Deloris' villainous beau, Curtis (Brandon Godfrey), on the other hand, dishes out a doo-wop number with his three scatterbrained henchmen.
These new perspectives on characters usually so fixed in our imaginations make this an intriguing read; dull Mary's interest in the dreaded Mr Collins becomes a willingness to sacrifice herself for her sisters' future, scatterbrained Mrs Bennett is actually very sweet, while Mr Bennett is dismissive, sexist and unreliable.
Joe is clumsy, scatterbrained, and late most of the time, but he will back you up in a bar fight and has a heart as big as Texas.
Pampered chihuahua Chloe is taken on holiday to Mexico by her owner's scatterbrained niece, who promptly loses her.