EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

dote +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

doty (comparative dotier, superlative dotiest)

  1. (carpentry, of wood) Suffering from rot, or waterlogged
  2. (US, dialectal, of a person) Senile; in one's dotage

Alternative formsEdit

  • (suffering from rot): doaty, dotey

Derived termsEdit

  • dotiness

See alsoEdit

  • dotty
  • doty in the Dictionary of American Regional English
Last modified on 20 August 2013, at 20:13