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Definition of ditz

: a ditzy person

Examples of ditz in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This time the ditz is Muriel Tate, a New Jersey woman who comes to the Plaza to see, for the first time in nearly 17 years, her high school boyfriend, Jesse Kiplinger. Jesse Green, New York Times, 28 Mar. 2022 The look might be a tad chic and sophisticated for unworldly ditz Muriel, but the star looks so sensational, who’s quibbling? David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 Mar. 2022 Nason and Furst also witnessed first-hand the dynamic between the couple, in which DeAnne acts like the ditz to Mark’s daddy. Kate Aurthur, Variety, 30 Aug. 2021 Marie Wilson played Irma, a ditz who fit the dizzy blonde stereotype. Hal Boedeker, OrlandoSentinel.com, 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, 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, 17 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of ditz

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Ditz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditz. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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