If you describe someone as empty-headed, you mean that they are not very intelligent and often do silly things.

...a pretty, empty-headed little thing, barely out of school.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • empty-headed — adj. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity. Syn: airheaded, dizzy, featherbrained, giddy, lightheaded, light headed, silly. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empty-headed — index vacuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • empty-headed — adj informal silly and not intelligent …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • empty-headed — adjective not sensible or intelligent …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • empty-headed — [adj] flighty, scatterbrained brainless, dizzy, featherbrained, frivolous, giddy, harebrained, ignorant, illiterate, inane, know nothing, silly, skittish, stupid, uneducated, unschooled, untaught, vacant, vacuous; concept 402 Ant. cognizant,… …   New thesaurus

  • empty-headed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unintelligent and foolish …   English terms dictionary

  • empty-headed — [emp′tēhed΄id] adj. frivolous and stupid; silly and ignorant …   English World dictionary

  • empty-headed — adjective lacking seriousness; given to frivolity a dizzy blonde light headed teenagers silly giggles • Syn: ↑airheaded, ↑dizzy, ↑featherbrained, ↑giddy, ↑ligh …   Useful english dictionary

  • empty-headed — adjective informal silly, and unable to think or behave seriously: an empty headed blonde …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • empty-headed — adjective they treat her like some empty headed bimbo Syn: stupid, foolish, silly, unintelligent, idiotic, brainless, witless, vacuous, stunned, vapid, featherbrained, birdbrained, harebrained, scatterbrained, thoughtless, imbecilic; informal… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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