ditz

noun
\ˈdits \

Definition of ditz 

: a ditzy person

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Marie Wilson played Irma, a ditz who fit the dizzy blonde stereotype. Hal Boedeker, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Irma: Ditz, prostitute, monster hurricane," 5 Sep. 2017 None of these characters is particularly well drawn, and Sarandon veers dangerously close to parody, coming off more like a Dubuque ditz than a Brooklyn bohemian. David Lewis, star-telegram.com, "Sarandon, Watts and Fanning can’t save ‘3 Generations’," 10 May 2017 Revolving around a succession of romantic misadventures, the film was written by Madelyn, whose mostly witty dialogue and assured performance as an aimless college grad updates the archetype of the smart ditz with a modern sexual frankness. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Year of Spectacular Men': Film Review | LAFF 2017," 17 June 2017

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First Known Use of ditz

1978, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ditz was in 1978

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ditz

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ditz

: a silly person who often forgets things

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