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Saltos de línea: flib¦ber¦ti|gib¦bet
Pronunciación: /ˌflɪbətɪˈdʒɪbɪt

Definición de flibbertigibbet en inglés:


A frivolous, flighty, or excessively talkative person.
Example sentences
  • She firmly tells her audience that chivalry and courtliness are about real things, that hypocrites and coy flibbertigibbets are without honour.
  • Back in the 1960s, when I was but a young flibbertigibbet, there was consternation when The Sunday Times introduced the concept of including a magazine with the newspaper.
  • He's a diligent, conscientious person; I'm a flibbertigibbet a will o' the wisp, a clown.


late Middle English: probably imitative of idle chatter.

Words that rhyme with flibbertigibbet

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