Dotty meaning

dŏtē
Obsessively infatuated or enamored.
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(informal) Feebleminded or crazy.
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Having a feeble or unsteady gait; shaky.
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Dotted.
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Having many dots.

I'm all for cheetahs, but why must they be so dotty?

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(UK) Mildly insane or excessively preoccupied; often, senile.

My nan has got dottier and dottier since she's got to the age of eighty.

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Origin of dotty

  • Probably alteration of Scots dottle silly from Middle English doten to dote

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • dot +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary