[doi-tid, -tit]

adjective Scot.

childish or feeble-minded, especially because of advanced age; senile.

Origin of doited

1375–1425; late Middle English (Scots), apparently a form of Middle English doted, past participle of doten to dote Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for doited

Historical Examples of doited

  • He would jest with Miss Mary till she cried "The man's doited!"

  • I repeated, half inclined to think that Uncle Andrew was doited at last.

  • I was sure that doited body Harrison could be of no service.

    Holiday House

    Catherine Sinclair

  • "Well, you see, I did not get 'doited' just as soon as the rest of you," replied the new-made judge.

    Law and Laughter

    George Alexander Morton

  • I trust that doited creature Anthony will come awa back wi' my whiskey and the cattle, as soon as they have had their feed.

    St. Ronan's Well

    Sir Walter Scott

British Dictionary definitions for doited


doitit (ˈdɔɪtɪt)


Scot foolish or childish, as from senility

Word Origin for doited

C15: probably from doten to dote
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