ditsy

[dit-see]
adjective, ditsier, ditsiest. Slang.
flighty and easily confused; mildly or harmlessly eccentric.
Also, ditzy.


Origin:
1975–80; expressive coinage, perhaps with elements of dotty1 and dizzy; cf. -sy

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ditzy or ditsy (ˈdɪtsɪ)
 
adj , -zier, -ziest, -sier, -siest
slang silly and scatterbrained
 
[C20: perhaps from dotty + dizzy]
 
ditsy or ditsy
 
adj
 
[C20: perhaps from dotty + dizzy]

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He teaches viewers--and the ditsy host--to make bread dough, pizzas, and sourdough starter.
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