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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flighty /ˈflaɪti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: irresponsibly frivolous; "flighty young girls" [syn: flyaway]
      2: absent-mindedly irresponsible; "he said I was too flighty to
         be a good supervisor" [syn: head-in-the-clouds, scatterbrained]
      [also: flightiest, flightier]