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Air-brained

Giddy, heedless. This word is now generally spelt “hare-brained;” but, by ancient authors, hair-brained. In C. Thomson's Autobiography it is spelt “Air-brained,” which seems plausible.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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