Meaning of “empty-headed” in the English Dictionary


"empty-headed" in English

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empty-headedadjective [ after verb ]

uk /ˌemp.tiˈhed.ɪd/ us /ˌemp.tiˈhed.ɪd/

Examples from literature

  • He was as silent and sagacious as Sarah was talkative and empty-headed. 
  • I'm not an empty-headed boy. 
  • It taught me a lesson when I was nothing but an empty-headed girl. 
  • It was not as if Maisie were an empty-headed, empty-natured little girl. 
  • Restless, dissatisfied, empty-headed, he was the despair of his father. 

(Definition of “empty-headed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)