feather-brained love



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  • adjective Foolish or scatterbrained.


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  • It may be just as well that Hugh Grant fervently believes a film succeeds on its qualities, not on publicity about its stars, because he did his tabloid reputation as a heartless, feather-brained Lothario immense harm in the process of delivering damning testimony on phone-hacking to the Leveson inquiry on Monday.

    Leveson inquiry: Hugh Grant delivers damning testimony 2011

  • In short, Brissenden struck Martin as anaemic and feather-brained, and was promptly dismissed from his mind.

    Chapter 31 2010

  • I've known hard women show soft, and soft women turn harpy, but blowed if I remember another who was at such extremes, a giggling feather-brained romp and a practised professional slayer.

    Watershed 2010

  • Well, I had been, as an occasional spectator looking in from time to time to make sure my feather-brained wife wasn't slapping down her jewellery and crying "Banco!", but I wasn't having this.

    Watershed 2010

  • Yeah, lies like, “Hey Il Duce, your feather-brained schemes are leading us down the path to death and destruction.”

    Liberal Fascism - Chapter 4 - Warrior’s blog - RedState 2009

  • Some impish spirit suggested to me the idea of making a mother much younger than her daughter, that is, a very flighty ordinary woman, impulsive and feather-brained, with a mania for attending sales and collecting odds and ends at bargain prices.

    Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions 2007

  • But he consoled himself with the reflection that tomorrow it would all be over for ever, and he would take leave for good of this feather-brained lady, and would forget all this rotten idiocy! ...

    The Torrents of Spring 2006

  • Not like these beardless, feather-brained young fools!

    The Jew and other stories 2006

  • Miss Fanshawe in the light of a feather-brained school-girl.

    Villette 2003

  • Darzee was a feather-brained little fellow who could never hold more than one idea at a time in his head; and just because he knew that Nagaina's children were born in eggs like his own, he didn't think at first that it was fair to kill them.

    The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told Underwood, Lamar 2001


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