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For a woman to say she has had a dalliance with another woman is quite trendy these days. I do not like trendiness. Life isn't about dalliances - it's about individuals. You come across people in your life that you find very interesting. It's not about something flighty.
Saffron Burrows

Meaning of "flighty" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FLIGHTY

flighty  [ˈflaɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FLIGHTY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Flighty is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FLIGHTY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of flighty in the English dictionary

The first definition of flighty in the dictionary is frivolous and irresponsible; capricious; volatile. Other definition of flighty is mentally erratic, unstable, or wandering. Flighty is also flirtatious; coquettish.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FLIGHTY


almighty
ɔːlˈmaɪtɪ
Amphitrite
ˌæmfɪˈtraɪtɪ
Aphrodite
ˌæfrəˈdaɪtɪ
blighty
ˈblaɪtɪ
mighty
ˈmaɪtɪ
mity
ˈmaɪtɪ
nightie
ˈnaɪtɪ
nighty
ˈnaɪtɪ
overmighty
ˌəʊvəˈmaɪtɪ
righty
ˈraɪtɪ
Venite
vɪˈnaɪtɪ
whitey
ˈwaɪtɪ
whity
ˈwaɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FLIGHTY

flight line
flight log
flight management systems
flight number
flight path
flight plan
flight recorder
flight sergeant
flight simulator
flight strip
flight supplement
flight surgeon
flight test
flight-test
flightier
flightiest
flightily
flightiness
flightless
flim

WORDS THAT END LIKE FLIGHTY

all righty
doughty
draughty
droughty
eighty
foughty
haughty
high and mighty
naughty
the Almighty
weighty

Synonyms and antonyms of flighty in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FLIGHTY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «flighty» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of flighty

Translation of «flighty» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FLIGHTY

Find out the translation of flighty to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of flighty from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «flighty» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

轻浮
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

flighty
570 millions of speakers

English

flighty
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चंचल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طائش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ветреной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

volúvel
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্রুতগামী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

volage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berlepas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

flatterhaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

気まぐれな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

들뜬
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pesawat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hay thay đổi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

flighty
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उडणारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sorumsuz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

capriccioso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

flighty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вітряної
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aiurit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιπόλαιος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

loskop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flyktig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

flyktig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of flighty

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FLIGHTY»

The term «flighty» is regularly used and occupies the 99.016 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FLIGHTY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about flighty

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3 QUOTES WITH «FLIGHTY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word flighty.
1
Saffron Burrows
For a woman to say she has had a dalliance with another woman is quite trendy these days. I do not like trendiness. Life isn't about dalliances - it's about individuals. You come across people in your life that you find very interesting. It's not about something flighty.
2
Dixie Carter
With my first two husbands, I always kinda sensed they thought there was something wrong with me. Maybe I was too flighty or whatever.
3
Feist
When you say something or sing something enough times, it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. It's almost like casting spells. I don't mean necessarily in the flighty, 'I'm going to go buy a cloak with a hood now' way.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FLIGHTY»

Discover the use of flighty in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to flighty and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Flighty Phyllis
Chronicling the adventures and misadventures of Phyllis Dudley, Richard Austin Freeman brings to life a charming character always getting into scrapes.
R. Austin Freeman, 2001
2
Time Warp Trio: The High and the Flighty
Freddi, Jodie, and Samantha travel back in time to the 1930s as they try to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart's final flight.
‎2007
3
Flighty Arethusa...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
David Skaats Foster, 2011
4
Australian Mammals: Biology and Captive Management: Biology ...
Common Name Institutions Temperament Macropus agilis BG, TW 'Pattable'– Flighty Macropus antilopinus TW ... bernardus TW 'Pattable'–Flighty Macropus eugenii AZ Flighty Macropus dorsalis UZ Flighty Macropusfuliginosus AW, TZ, UZ  ...
Stephen Jackson, 2007
5
Flighty
Everything. This is the story of what love looks like when it's been sucker punched by the boy of your dreams. The same boy you've given the last six years of your life to, only to be played the fool in the end.
Jamie Nicole, 2013
6
Omnifray RPG Expert Manual
Name: CGPs: Flighty Fighter special A character who is highly mobile may have a very agile fighting style which enables him to fight better when he can dart back and forth and in and out of combat or, in the case of winged creatures, perhaps ...
Matt West, 2009
7
Flighty Annie
Flighty Annie has the attention span of a butterfly in a sugar shop. Attempting to clean her room, Annie gets inveigled by the gleam of shiny things. Follow the silly poem through loops, jumps, and twists to see where it ends!
Ashley Forrestier, 2013
8
Beyond Seduction
Kathleen O'Reilly. to options and opportunities, since no one knows when options and opportunities might come up.” “I think she sounds flighty and unreliable,” answered Mercedes, shaking her head. “She's too young to know what she wants.
Kathleen O'Reilly, 2007
9
Down in the Woods: Not a Nice Place to Die
was meeting Flighty at eight, was there any way he could have her out of there before Mulvey had time to go home, change and drive out to the place? It was eight-twenty-five when Mulvey and her husband entered the dining area.
Gary Philpott, 2011
10
Weasels
To Toad's amazement he saw Flighty Fox sitting on the pillion seat and holding on for dear life to Ruthless Rat. „Wow, what on earth is going on there?” Toad asked himself. Had he but known, Rat was intent on giving Flighty Fox the scare of ...
Aleksei Baranov, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FLIGHTY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term flighty is used in the context of the following news items.
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Covey calls it a day with a rousing 'Hair!' (Review) | syracuse.com
Between Roche's excellent vocal treatments and Wiacek's omnipresent, flighty dramatic movement, the two combine as leaders of "the tribe" of ... «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»
2
The Ashes: Australia's batsmen to blame | The Roar
When Australia last toured England their bowlers did a fine job but were badly let down by their flighty batting colleagues. The blame for ... «The Roar, Jul 15»
3
Pope Francis Leads the Apostasy, Says the Bible and the Koran are …
Our God is not flighty, and never opposes himself. As for the Pope, it can be seen that this is not the case. Advising his 1.2 billion followers to ... «American Clarion, Jul 15»
4
Unauthorized subletting - The Spectrum
... on the web at daveramsey.com. Other Ramsey columns. Pause investing for a luxury? Ramsey — Don't give a flighty explanation about jobs. «St. George Daily Spectrum, Jul 15»
5
Doubling Up | Aspen Daily News Online
The industry can also be flighty, as people move between companies and cities. “It's way more than a gig; it's really a career,” says Malaty. «Aspen Daily News, Jul 15»
6
Introducing the Personality Review Panel | The New Daily
Or a noble, poetry-reciting gent generous with his 3000 year-old single-malt? The British ball is unpredictable, flighty, a swinger. Good luck with ... «The New Daily, Jul 15»
7
Omar Sharif (1932 - 2015)
Streisand is a flighty screen presence, and tends to chirp through most of her roles. Sharif, while capable of comedy, is capable of grounding ... «Crave Online, Jul 15»
8
Editorial: Hits and Misses | Dallas Morning News
Jordan's flighty flip-flop could have serious long-term consequences for the Mavs, which made a series of decisions for the future based on his ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
9
Interview: Murder By Death's Adam Turla on not fitting in, whiskey …
It's populated with people who are just not honest, they are aloof or they're flighty. It's so refreshing to work with people that are doing it the right ... «Vanyaland, Jul 15»
10
Winners and losers at the 2015 Tour de France | The Roar
By this stage last year the flighty Froome had already crashed out of the race scuttling Team Sky's chances of a Tour three-peat. This year ... «The Roar, Jul 15»

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