Gustav would later describe his ex-wife, quite accurately, as “dotty, romantic, and forever craving change.”
Abdul either provides heart or functions as the dotty aunt at the family picnic, depending on your point of view.
She will be considering that this is one of my "dotty" moments.
"But he says he isn't serious," said dotty, looking ashamed.
dotty ate two quarters, gave one to Katie, and reserved the fourth for Polly.
dotty was giving an extra touch to her chignon, and Prudy trying on her cap.
Major Lazelle had caught dotty, and she had thrown up both hands to clutch at his hair.
"There, she's lost her senses; I knew she would," said dotty, walking the floor.
One morning dotty climbed the hat-tree to get away from her cousin Percy.
"We thought last night she was in danger of her life," said dotty.
Crazy; insane; feebleminded: a dotty old fellow
[1885+; origin uncertain; perhaps related to dotty, ''of unsteady, uneven, or feeble gait,'' and this is the dated sense above; perhaps related to dote and doat, attested in the 1200s as ''silly, crazy''; dote is also an early spelling of dot, so the matter seems quite complex]