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dotty

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EtymologyEdit

dot +‎ -y, or compare totty (unsteady, dizzy).

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AdjectiveEdit

dotty (comparative dottier, superlative dottiest)

  1. Having many dots.
    Look at the spotty pattern on that cheetah's fur.
  2. (UK) Mildly insane or excessively preoccupied; often, senile.
    My nan has got dottier and dottier since she's got to the age of eighty.
  3. (UK, dated) Having an unsteady gait.

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