Flight"y (?), a.


Fleeting; swift; transient.

The flighty purpose never is o'ertook, Unless the deed go with it. Shak.


Indulging in flights, or wild and unrestrained sallies, of imagination, humor, caprice, etc.; given to disorder 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. Harord.


© Webster 1913.

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