adjective scat·ty \ˈska-tē\

: not having or showing the ability to think clearly


Full Definition of SCATTY

chiefly British
:  crazy

Examples of SCATTY

  1. <any number of individuals have been fingered as the scatty serial killer known to history as Jack the Ripper>

Origin of SCATTY

probably from scatterbrain + 1-y
First Known Use: 1911

Rhymes with SCATTY


Next Word in the Dictionary: scatulaPrevious Word in the Dictionary: scatteryAll Words Near: scatty
March 28, 2015
persiflage Hear it
Frivolous bantering talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears