ditz

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ditz

 (dĭts)
n. Slang
A scatterbrained or eccentric person.

[Back-formation from ditzy.]

ditz

(dɪts)
n
slang chiefly US a silly scatterbrained person
[C20: back-formation from ditzy]

ditz

(dɪts)
n.
Slang. airhead 2 .
[1980–85; back formation from ditsy]
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