What is fickle and what does fickle mean? Read about the definition and meaning of fickle


  1. Fickle is an adjective that describes a person’s or thing’s tendency to change their mind
  2. Likely to change one’s mind or affections frequently and without a predictable pattern
  3. Inconstant or capricious in decision-making or loyalty

Etymology & Origin of fickle

First coined in the 14th century. It comes from the Old English word "ficol," which meant deceitful or treacherous.

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