rattlebrain

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rattlebrain

A stupid or foolish person, especially one whose thoughts are disjointed or chaotically disorganized. Sometimes hyphenated. These were not the unpredictable acts of some rattlebrain—they were coldly calculated. I don't know how they could let a rattle-brain like her lead this company.

rattlebrain

n. a stupid person. Please try not to be such a rattlebrain! Pay attention to what you are doing.
References in classic literature ?
He was neither rattle-brained, like Bert, nor coarse like other men she had encountered.
And celebrities who complain about lack of privacy while at the same time flogging every sordid detail of their lives via magazines and reality shows can be Jaded Outrageous Rattle-brained Devious Annoying Numpties (The JORDANS.)
The legal system in Bahrain should impose stringent punishment on this rattle-brained offender and ensure compensation is paid to victim's family.
"We have another shabby, wild-eyed, rattle-brained fanatic who has said openly in a dozen speeches that 'the rights of the user are paramount to the rights of the owner'; we are running him for Chief Justice, so that capital will come tumbling over itself to get into the state.