absent-minded
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˌæb.sn̩tˈmaɪn.dɪd/
Adjective

absent-minded

  1. Absent in mind; often preoccupied; forgetful or careless due to distraction; easily distracted. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
    It took the absent-minded man twenty minutes to find his glasses on top of his head.
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