Definition of flighty:
nervous, hyperactive, spasmodic, jittery, rattlebrained, yeasty, scatterbrained, fluttery, high-strung, birdbrained, schizophrenic, jumpy, ditzy, frivolous, head-in-the-clouds, harebrained, aflutter, spooky, uneasy, scatty, light-minded, rattlepated, hyperexcitable, puerile, light-headed, hyper, flyaway, schizoid, dizzy, gaga, unquiet, silly, skittish, giddy, featherbrained, empty-headed, fiddle-footed, irresponsible, frothy, ability, anxious, goofy, neural, skittery, futile, lighthearted, queasy, hyperkinetic.
- capricious (part of speech: adjective)
- fickle (part of speech: adjective)
- motiveless (part of speech: adjective)
changeable (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
By no means a learned man, yet with a sympathetic manner and a fund of quiet humour that attracted all who came under its influence, Galbraith was enabled to hold his flock together when their naturally flighty nature and mutual jealousies would have driven them to dissolve with curses.- "A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport", S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats.
- "The Crime Doctor", Ernest William Hornung.