Definition of Head-in-the-clouds

1. Adjective. Guided by whim and fancy. "Flighty young girls"

Exact synonyms: Flighty, Flyaway, Scatterbrained
Similar to: Frivolous
Derivative terms: Flightiness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Head-in-the-clouds

head-bobbing doll syndrome
head-case
head-cases
head-down tilt
head-dropping test
head-emptier
head-first
head-hunter
head-hunters
head-in-the-clouds (current term)
head-in-the-sand
head-kerchief
head-like
head-of-household
head-of-state
head-on
head-on collision
head-on collisions
head-ons
head-scratcher
head-shrinker
head-shrinkers
head-spinningly

Literary usage of Head-in-the-clouds

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1. The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel by Andrew Bruce Davidson (1893)
"The mighty cedar, burying its head in the clouds, is the proud king and his powerful state, aspiring to a greatness that belongs to heaven. ..."

2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"A monument with its head in the clouds? Yes. For all nations in all times have built monuments on their battlefields to keep green the memory of the ..."

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