[ skat-ee ]
/ ˈskæt i /
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adjective, scat·ti·er, scat·ti·est.British Informal.
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Example sentences from the Web for scatty
"Charaton Scatty" is the phonetic spelling of "Charretins écartés," two creeks separated by a short distance.
"Don't let it bother you, Scatty," returned the impudent Sally.Janice Day|Helen Beecher Long
British Dictionary definitions for scatty
/ (ˈskætɪ) /
adjective -tier or -tiest British informal
empty-headed, frivolous, or thoughtless
distracted (esp in drive someone scatty)
Derived forms of scattyscattily, adverbscattiness, noun
Word Origin for scatty
C20: from scatterbrained
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