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1. flighty

adjective. ['ˈflaɪti'] guided by whim and fancy.

Synonyms

  • flyaway
  • scatterbrained
  • head-in-the-clouds

Antonyms

  • profound
  • frivolity
  • tight
  • wise

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flight (English)

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Rhymes with Flighty

  • aphrodite
  • riunite
  • almighty
  • whitey
  • righty
  • mighty

How do you pronounce flighty?

Pronounce flighty as ˈflaɪti.

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Sentences with flighty


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fair or not, people who switch jobs a lot often get the reputation for being volatile or flighty.

2. Adjective
They're not too shy or flighty, so you can get close enough to draw and paint them.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
But how do we hang onto these sometimes flighty embellishments?

Quotes about flighty


1. Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

2. flighty

adjective. ['ˈflaɪti'] unpredictably excitable (especially of horses).

Synonyms

  • spooky
  • skittish
  • nervous

Antonyms

  • insensitive
  • untroubled
  • unexcited
  • relaxed

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flight (English)
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