scatty(redirected from scattiest)
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adj. scat·ti·er, scat·ti·est Chiefly British
Scatterbrained; flighty: "the scatty, glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence" (London Review of Books).
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. empty-headed, frivolous, or thoughtless
2. distracted (esp in drive someone scatty)
[C20: from scatterbrained]
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|Adj.||1.||scatty - lacking sense or discretion; "his rattlebrained crackpot ideas"; "how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott|
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
|2.||scatty - lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"|
inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"