flighty


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Synonyms for flighty

Synonyms for flighty

Synonyms for flighty

guided by whim and fancy

unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)

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Granting that to be the right reading of the riddle, it accounted, perhaps, for her flighty, self-conceited manner when she passed me in the hall.
When she did appear, she was flighty and excited, had what they call an hysterical attack, took a dose of sal-volatile by my lady's order, and was sent back to her bed.
Some of the strange questions put to me by the woman in white, after my ill-considered promise to leave her free to act as she pleased, had suggested the conclusion either that she was naturally flighty and unsettled, or that some recent shock of terror had disturbed the balance of her faculties.
Why the truth is,' said John after a long pause, 'that the person who'd go quickest, is a sort of natural, as one may say, sir; and though quick of foot, and as much to be trusted as the post itself, he's not good at talking, being touched and flighty, sir.
Possibly he was ashamed and horrified himself at his own flighty hopes, considering his years and his being the father of a family; and that made him angry with Dounia.
David O'Meara's High And Flighty looked to have a bright future after winning on her debut at Ripon but things have not gone to plan since.
Tessa's protective protective T father and flighty mother are determined to protect their daughter as best they can, but naturally, Tessa T wants to take risks.
Tessa's protective T father and flighty mother are determined to protect their daughter as best they can, but naturally, Tessa T wants to take risks.
However, Debbie, for one, is not impressed when he brings along his flighty fling to Sarah's school play.
Flighty Clarets made a sudden return to form at Wolverhampton earlier this month and is unlikely to regress in the totequadpot Handicap.
CABARET (BBC One, Tuesday, regions vary) ENGLISH writer Brian arrives in 1930s Berlin looking for inspiration, and ends up in a love triangle with flighty American nightclub singer Sally Bowles and an aristocratic German.
THE VERDICT A funny and flighty feelgood film based on a true story that is an advert for girl power.
Here Johnny Hiro is a busboy in Brooklyn who lives with a flighty girlfriend and struggles to make ends meet while fighting monsters and being a hero in his other life.
If you haven't yet purchased sheep, keep in mind that certain breeds are naturally more wary and flighty than others.
FLIGHTY Fern Britton has revealed her latest body transformation - a tattoo of two butterflies on her tummy.