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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness; Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.

Usage examples (31)
  • She said it might be time to rethink the "dotty" system.
  • Murtha couldn't really do anything about it even as Majority Leader, and he sounds kind of dotty, even if he's right.
  • Yes, and it seems to have been as dotty as it sounds.
  • Most people only got them when they were dead or dotty. for more
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  • The "dowdy" (dressed poorly) stranger seemed to be "dotty" (slightly mad or eccentric) because he was dressed in "doty" (decayed or discolored) rags. But he was really a "doughty" (brave) veteran of the last war.
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