flighty

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flight +‎ -y

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flighty ‎(comparative flightier, superlative flightiest)

  1. Given to unplanned and silly ideas or actions.
  2. (of a bird) that flies easily, or a lot
    • 2013, Diego Gil, ‎Henrik Brumm, Avian Urban Ecology
      "We know that flighty birds suffer from greater risk of raptor predation, and I assume that it is useful to understand the effects of urbanization because flighty species may be more vulnerable to anthropogenic disturbance."

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