The boy genius Geithner turned into an absent-minded professor when he filled in his tax returns.
A rush of water spills from above, but not from the bottle of an absent-minded commuter or tipsy traveler.
"absent-minded—the citizen," muttered Barlasch, returning to the kitchen, where he resumed his seat on a chair by the open door.
“Of course,” repeated the great man, with a sort of absent-minded loftiness.
My mother looked down, presently, at him, and checked the absent-minded passes of her hand over Lucy's hair.
His face was downcast and he put the dishes on the table in an absent-minded way.
Thinking of him I almost talk like him in his absent-minded moments.
It shows how absent-minded I am, for I ought to have thought of the wine long ago.
To be sure—excuse me—I am absent-minded; I do take it—that is to say, yes, I accept these lovely roses.
She seemed to be thinking of something else and her answers were brief and absent-minded.