flibbertigibbet

[ flib-er-tee-jib-it ]

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Part of Speech

noun

Origin + Etymology

Probably imitative of idle chatter

Synonyms

  • chatty
  • talkative
  • frivolous

Antonyms

  • silent
  • quiet

Definition

a frivolous, flighty, or excessively talkative person

Example

Shelly is what some would call a flibbertigibbet.

Usage Over Time

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