- given to sudden whims; not taking things seriously; frivolous or irresponsible
- easily excited, upset, etc.
Origin of flightyflight + -y
- a. Given to capricious or unstable behavior.b. Characterized by irresponsible or silly behavior.
- Easily excited; skittish.
(comparative flightier, superlative flightiest)
- Given to unplanned and silly ideas or actions.
flight + -y