Definition of flightily in US English:



  • See flighty

    • ‘I'm mostly flightily, but somewhat seriously, thinking of forgetting grad school and being a bank teller or similar.’
    • ‘The rain fell flightily, and we returned to the marina in the shadow of refueling tankers and 12-storey high container carriers that glide with bursts that belie their bulk.’
    • ‘She loved every one - Goffin & King's sumptuous ‘So Much Love’, Randy Newman's fragile ‘Just One Smile’, Michel Legrand's flightily bonkers ‘The Windmills of Your Mind’.’
    • ‘‘Hm, fine, have it your way,’ Dahni flightily drawled before the light on her half of the room went out.’
    • ‘Girl from Mantuckit sang out and sat poutingly in her chair, and began swirling in it flightily.’