dotty

adjective (1)
dot·ty | \ ˈdä-tē \
dottier; dottiest

Definition of dotty 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : mentally unbalanced : crazy

b : amiably eccentric a dotty old relative

2 : being obsessed or infatuated dotty fans

3 : amusingly absurd : ridiculous dotty traditions

dotty

adjective (2)

Definition of dotty (Entry 2 of 2)

: composed of or marked by dots

Other words from dotty

Adjective (1)

dottily \ˈdä-tᵊl-ē \ adverb
dottiness \ˈdä-tē-nəs \ noun

First Known Use of dotty

Adjective (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Adjective (2)

1812, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dotty

Adjective (1)

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

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dottle

dottle pin

Dottore

dotty

doty

Dou

Douai

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