dotty about

dotty about
infatuated with.

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  • Dotty Cotton — EastEnders character Portrayed by Molly Conlin Introduced by Diederick Santer Duration 2008–10 Firs …   Wikipedia

  • dotty — UK [ˈdɒtɪ] / US [ˈdɑtɪ] adjective Word forms dotty : adjective dotty comparative dottier superlative dottiest informal old fashioned 1) slightly crazy 2) loving someone or something very much dotty about: She s dotty about him …   English dictionary

  • dotty — dot|ty [ˈdɔti US ˈda:ti] adj old fashioned informal [Date: 1800 1900; : Scottish English; Origin: dottle stupid person , from dote to be stupid (12 19 centuries)] 1.) slightly crazy 2.) dotty about sb/sth liking or loving someone or something… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dotty — adjective informal especially BrE 1 slightly crazy or likely to behave strangely 2 dotty about sb/sth very fond of or interested in someone or something: Gemma s dotty about horses …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dotty — dot|ty [ dati ] adjective INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED 1. ) slightly crazy 2. ) dotty about MAINLY BRITISH loving someone or something very much …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dotty — adjective (dottier, dottiest) informal 1》 slightly mad or eccentric. 2》 (dotty about) infatuated with. Derivatives dottily adverb dottiness noun Origin C19: perh. from obs. dote simpleton, fool …   English new terms dictionary

  • dotty — dotty1 dottily, adv. dottiness, n. /dot ee/, adj., dottier, dottiest. Informal. 1. crazy or eccentric. 2. feeble or unsteady in gait. 3. very enthusiastic or infatuated (usually fol. by …   Universalium

  • dotty — I dot•ty [[t]ˈdɒt i[/t]] adj. ti•er, ti•est. Informal. 1) crazy or eccentric 2) inf very enthusiastic or infatuated (usu. fol. by about or over) • Etymology: 1805–15 dot′ti•ly, adv. dot′ti•ness, n. II dot•ty [[t]ˈdɒt i[/t]] adj. ti•er, ti•est… …   From formal English to slang

  • dotty — adj. (dottier, dottiest) colloq. 1 feeble minded, silly. 2 eccentric. 3 absurd. 4 (foll. by about, on) infatuated with; obsessed by. Derivatives: dottily adv. dottiness n. Etymology: earlier = unsteady: f. DOT(1) + Y(1) …   Useful english dictionary

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