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ditz

[dits]
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noun
  1. Slang. airhead2.
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Origin of ditz

First recorded in 1980–85; back formation from ditzy
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Examples from the Web for ditz

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Historical Examples

  • Even Ditz condescended to show his dexterity, as a juggler, with empty bottles.

    The Duel

    A. I. Kuprin

  • Let my sisters ride in your carriage, otherwise Ditz will come and force his society on them—a thing I would prevent at any price.

    The Duel

    A. I. Kuprin

  • Yes, it is easier to lose a thing now than to find it, interposed Ditz, with a cynical laugh.

    The Duel

    A. I. Kuprin


British Dictionary definitions for ditz

ditz

noun
  1. slang, mainly US a silly scatterbrained person
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Word Origin

C20: back-formation from ditzy
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