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Definition of "flibbertigibbet" [flib•ber•ti•gib•bet]

  • A silly, scatterbrained, or garrulous person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flibbertigibbet" in a sentence
  • "For all the seniors out there that find Elizabeth Taylor still relevant, a flibbertigibbet is basically a chatty gossip."
  • "Either she's misusing the word flibbertigibbet or she's endorsing the wrong candidate."
  • "Joe Versus The Volcano, only one of whom is a self-described "flibbertigibbet" (a sort of antiquated version of the MPDG)."