Pronunciation Adjective

dotty (comparative dottier, superlative dottiest)

  1. (British, colloquial) Mildly insane or eccentric; often, senile.
    My nan has got dottier and dottier since passing the age of eighty.
  2. (UK, dated) Having an unsteady gait.
  • Russian: чудакова́тый

dotty (comparative dottier, superlative dottiest)

  1. Having many dots.
    Look at the dotty pattern on that cheetah's fur.

dotty (plural dotties)

  1. (MLE) A shotgun.

Proper noun
  1. (uncommon) A female given name, also spelled Dottie.
    • 2013, D. Vanstone, Dotty and the Fix-it-Cats, (ISBN 9781483656335), page 7:
      If you really believed and if you waited ever so quietly, you would see Dotty the witch pottering around in her kitchen or picking herbs to put in her potato stew.
    • 2015, Constance C. Greene, Dotty's Suitcase, Open Road Media (ISBN 9781504000949)
      “It's Dotty!” As if there were only one Dotty in the world. “Dotty who?” a voice asked from behind the door. “Why, Dotty Fickett!” she replied. The door opened and a woman stood there, her face gaunt and filled with sadness. “Mrs. Doherty?”

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