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dotty

adjective dot·ty \ ˈdä-tē \

Definition of dotty

dottier; dottiest
1 a : mentally unbalanced : crazy
b : amiably eccentric
  • a dotty old relative
2 : being obsessed or infatuated
  • dotty fans
3 : amusingly absurd : ridiculous
  • dotty traditions

dottily

play \ˈdä-tᵊl-ē\ adverb

dottiness

play \ˈdä-tē-nəs\ noun

Origin and Etymology of dotty

alteration of Scots dottle fool, from Middle English dotel, from doten


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dotty

adjective

Definition of dotty

: composed of or marked by dots

First Known Use of dotty

1812

in the meaning defined above

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