- The definition of fickle is changing your mind easily and often.
An example of fickle is a child’s short attention span to new toys.
Origin: Middle English fikel ; from Old English ficol, tricky ; from base of befician, to deceive, akin to gefic, betrayal, deceit: for Indo-European base see fey
- fickleness noun
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Origin: Middle English fikel, from Old English ficol, deceitful.
- fickˈle·ness noun
- fickˈly adverb