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scatty adj
1 lacking sense or discretion; "his rattlebrained crackpot ideas"; "how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott [syn: rattlebrained, rattlepated, scatterbrained]
2 lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professer"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence" [syn: absent, absentminded, abstracted]

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scatty (: scattier, : scattiest)
  1. (Chiefly British): Scatterbrained; flighty.

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