Definition of scatty adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈskæti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæti//
(scattier, scattiest)(British English, informal)
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tending to forget things and behave in a slightly silly way My mother is a bit scatty I’m afraid. Word Origin early 20th cent.: abbreviation of scatterbrained (see scatterbrain).