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English adjective: scatty

1. scatty lacking sense or discretion

SamplesHis rattlebrained crackpot ideas.
How rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for.

Synonymsrattlebrained, rattlepated, scatterbrained



2. scatty lost in thought; showing preoccupation

SamplesAn absent stare.
An absentminded professor.
The scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence.

Synonymsabsent, absentminded, abstracted



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