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flyaway

[flahy-uh-wey] /ˈflaɪ əˌweɪ/
adjective
1.
fluttering or streaming in the wind; windblown:
flyaway hair.
2.
flighty; frivolous; giddy.
3.
ready for flight:
flyaway aircraft.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; adj. use of verb phrase fly away
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British Dictionary definitions for flyaway

flyaway

/ˈflaɪəˌweɪ/
adjective
1.
(of hair or clothing) loose and fluttering
2.
frivolous or flighty; giddy
noun
3.
a person who is frivolous or flighty
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