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Flyaway   Listen

Guided by whim and fancy.  Synonyms: flighty, head-in-the-clouds, scatterbrained.
(of hair or clothing) worn loose.  "A flyaway coat"

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"Flyaway" Quotes from Famous Books

... we could get another gal easy enough if we wanted her," remarked the old man, with some bitterness. "I swan, Prue! S'pose Ida May had turned out to be the sort of a gal that flyaway critter is? We are blessed; we certainly are." And he treated himself to a liberal pinch ...
— Sheila of Big Wreck Cove - A Story of Cape Cod • James A. Cooper

... impressiveness and stare gloomily out of the darkening window. The ladies Ebag had a remarkable example of the influence of music on character in the person of Edith Ebag. It appeared that Edith would never play anything but waltzes—Waldteufel's for choice—and that the foolish frivolity of her flyaway character was a direct consequence of this habit. Carl felt sadly glad, after hearing the description of Edith's carryings-on, that Edith had chosen to ...
— The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories • Arnold Bennett

Words linked to "Flyaway" :   frivolous, loose

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