Definition of absent-minded adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

absent-minded

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌæbsənt ˈmaɪndɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæbsənt ˈmaɪndɪd//
 
 
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tending to forget things, perhaps because you are not thinking about what is around you, but about something else synonym forgetful Grandpa’s becoming quite absent-minded. an absent-minded professor/scientist