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flibbertigibbet (n.)

1540s, "chattering gossip, flighty woman," probably a nonsense word meant to sound like fast talking; as the name of a devil or fiend it dates from c. 1600 (together with Frateretto, Hoberdidance, Tocobatto). OED lists 15 spellings and thinks flibbergib is the original.

updated on November 22, 2014

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Definitions of flibbertigibbet from WordNet

flibbertigibbet (n.)
a female fool;
Synonyms: foolish woman
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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