Flighty

Definition of Flighty

Flight´y
a.1.Fleeting; swift; transient.
The flighty purpose never is o'ertook,
Unless the deed go with it.
- Shak.
2.Indulging in flights, or wild and unrestrained sallies, of imagination, humor, caprice, etc.; given to disordered fancies and extravagant conduct; volatile; giddy; eccentric; slighty delirious.
Proofs of my flighty and paradoxical turn of mind.
- Coleridge.
A harsh disciplinarian and a flighty enthusiast.
- J. S. Harford.

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