ditzy


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dit·zy

also dit·sy  (dĭt′sē)
adj. dit·zi·er, dit·zi·est also dit·si·er or dit·si·est Slang
Eccentric or scatterbrained: "acting like a ditzy dame in one of Shakespeare's comedies" (Stephen Wells).

[Perhaps blend of dotty and dizzy.]

ditzy

(ˈdɪtsɪ) or

ditsy

adj, -zier, -ziest, -sier or -siest
slang silly and scatterbrained
[C20: perhaps from dotty + dizzy]
Translations

ditzy

ditsy [ˈdɪtsi] adj (= dizzy) → écervelé(e)

ditzy

adj (esp US inf)
(= silly)albern; blondedoof (inf)
(= scatterbrained)schusselig (inf)
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