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scatterbrain

Someone who is very forgetful, unfocused, or disorganized. Sorry for forgetting about your recital. I've been such a scatterbrain, lately! We used to have a total scatterbrain managing our accounts, so things were all over the place for a while.

scatterbrain

n. a forgetful person; someone who is mentally disorganized. Aunt Martha is a real scatterbrain. She always forgets where her glasses are.
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The Scatterbrained Scarecrow of Oz Highbury Little Theatre, Sutton Coldfield, until Saturday.
"Scatterbrained billionaires" should be paying for the museums, not Joe Sixpack.
Bessie has no such solace, for she is the caregiver in the family, having spent most of her adult life nursing an offstage vegetable of a father and a scatterbrained, semi-invalid aunt, Ruth (Alice Drummond).
Prometheus, by the way, had a scatterbrained brother named Epimetheus, which means afterthought.
With children - the law says it will consider what an ordinary child of that age would have done - as one case put it this does not mean "a paragon of prudence" but also not a "scatterbrained" child but an ordinary child of that age.
"Yeah, she was messy, self-centered, dramatic, kinda scatterbrained, usually late with rent," a woman who seems to be close to the victim tells Liv and Clive in the featurette.
"I think the school shouldn't have left it up to us to get our own tickets - we are teenagers, most of us are really scatterbrained.
Like DreamWorks' disappointing Penguins From Madagascar, Home's scatterbrained nature is easier to like a bit than to love a lot.
Angela Lansbury, still onstage at 89, is up for best supporting actress for playing scatterbrained psychic Madame Arcati in "Blithe Spirit.''
You are great at what you are good at, but incredibly scatterbrained when it comes to anything else.
Katy Carter knows she's no domestic goddess: she's scatterbrained. But that doesn't stop her fantasising about a hero to call her own.
Brindley is the first to admit he has regarded training with the same passion as turkeys eyeing an Advent calendar, but twice-daily walks with a scatterbrained hound are far more enjoyable.
It is ludicrous that Ms Morris is unable to overrule the scatterbrained appeals panel at a technology school that reversed the head teacher's decision to expel these young thugs.
An Argentine "Rocky" on a bicycle, this scatterbrained drama is too deflated for sports fans and not endearing enough to earn lovable-loser points.