dit·​zy | \ ˈdit-sē How to pronounce ditzy (audio) \
variants: or ditsy
ditzier or ditsier; ditsiest

Definition of ditzy

: eccentrically silly, giddy, or inane : dizzy

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Other Words from ditzy

ditziness or ditsiness \ ˈdit-​sē-​nəs How to pronounce ditzy (audio) \ noun

Examples of ditzy in a Sentence

tried to have a serious conversation with her, but she kept saying ditzy things like “Ooh, you're so cute!”
Recent Examples on the Web The subtle violet scent, like the ditzy floral packaging, has a throwback feel. Fiorella Valdesolo, WSJ, 4 June 2021 The blonde 31-year-old is known in downtown circles for the ability to lightly parody a ditzy life of iced matchas and Brandy Melville shopping sprees while also being the smartest voice on luxury timepieces for women. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 19 May 2021 Colugo makes compact strollers and stylish baby carriers in seriously covetable prints (like the leopard shown above, as well as a ditzy floral, bandana, camo, and limited-edition options like a glittery silver and summery chambray). Cory Baldwin, Forbes, 7 May 2021 Proud to be a ditzy blonde, Chlapecka didn’t think of herself as a bimbo per se, until one day when her comments section was flooded with affirmations and praises calling her one. Michelle Santiago Cortés, refinery29.com, 8 Dec. 2020 Yet despite the character’s growth over the course of the series, Penny never shook the ditzy stereotype. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, 25 Nov. 2020 The tune scorned the ditzy middle-class teens who spoke in uptalk and spent their free time at the mall. New York Times, 11 May 2020 Somehow, even the kids — ditzy Haley, brainy Alex, dim-bulb Luke, and old soul Manny (Rico Rodriguez) — were entertaining (and TV-cute). Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 9 Apr. 2020 When Little Rock falls for a hippie survivor named Berkeley (Avan Jogia) and runs off with him, Wichita goes back to the White House—only to find Columbus has hooked up on the rebound with a ditzy survivor named Madison (Zoey Deutch). Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 18 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of ditzy

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ditzy

origin unknown

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16 Jun 2021

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“Ditzy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditzy. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of ditzy

chiefly US, informal : silly and tending to forget things

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