flibbertigibbet[ flib-er-tee-jib-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF flibbertigibbet
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Flibbertigibbet was gazing fixedly at this apparition and made no reply.
Flibbertigibbet was the snapper for a line of twenty or more girls.
Flibbertigibbet and her chum looked at each other; should it be nickname or real name?
"That's what they call me here," said Flibbertigibbet when they got down to conversation again.
Flibbertigibbet looked about her inquiringly; but the girls were silent.
Then Czar, who had come with me to hide from the Flibbertigibbet in the house, left me.
Flibbertigibbet, flib′er-ti-jib′et, n. a flighty person: an imp.
All these, voice and piano gave together: nobody who heard "Flibbertigibbet" ever forgot it.
The two girls clapped their hands and Flibbertigibbet jumped up and down on the window sill to express her delight.
Flibbertigibbet nodded emphatically; the conversation was begun again and continued for half an hour.
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.