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ditzy

[ dit-see ]
/ ˈdɪt si /
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adjective, dit·zi·er, dit·zi·est.Slang.
flighty and easily confused; mildly or harmlessly eccentric.
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Origin of ditzy

First recorded in 1970–75; expressive coinage, perhaps with elements of dizzy and dotty; cf. -sy
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British Dictionary definitions for ditzy

ditzy

ditsy

/ (ˈdɪtsɪ) /

adjective -zier, -ziest, -sier or -siest
slang silly and scatterbrained

Word Origin for ditzy

C20: perhaps from dotty + dizzy
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