rattlebrained

rattlebrained

[rat-l-breynd]
adjective
foolish; flighty; scatterbrained.

Origin:
1710–20; rattle + brain + -ed3

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rattlebrained

adjective
lacking sense or discretion; "his rattlebrained crackpot ideas"; "how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott 
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