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DOTTY (dottier, dottiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dotty mean? 

DOTTY (adjective)
  The adjective DOTTY has 2 senses:

1. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
2. marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness

  Familiarity information: DOTTY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DOTTY (adjective)

Sense 1dotty [BACK TO TOP]


Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular


loony; loco; kooky; kookie; haywire; dotty; daft; crackers; round the bend; around the bend; balmy; bats; batty; bonkers; buggy; nuts; nutty; wacky; loopy; fruity; whacky; barmy; cracked

Context example:

it used to drive my husband balmy


insane (afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement)

Sense 2dotty [BACK TO TOP]


Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness


taken with; enamored; in love; infatuated; soft on; dotty; gaga; smitten; crazy

Context examples:

she was crazy about him / gaga over the rock group's new album / he was infatuated with her


loving (feeling or showing love and affection)

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