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Adjective: dotty (dottier,dottiest)  dó-tee
  1. [slang] Informal or slang term meaning insane, strange, eccentric or stupid
    - balmy [archaic, slang], barmy [slang], bats [slang], batty [slang], bonkers [slang], buggy [N. Amer, slang], cracked [slang], crackers [slang], daft [Brit, slang], fruity [slang], haywire [slang], kooky [slang], kookie [slang], loco [slang], loony [slang], loopy [slang], nuts [slang], nutty [slang], round the bend [slang], around the bend [slang], wacky [slang], whacky [slang], daffy [slang], doolally [Brit, slang], dippy [slang], potty [Brit, slang], wacko [slang], dumbass [N. Amer, slang], nutsy [N. Amer, slang], daft as a brush [Brit, slang], round the twist [Brit, slang], barking mad [Brit, slang], barking [Brit, slang], cuckoo [slang], mental [slang], bughouse [N. Amer, slang]
     
  2. [informal] Intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
    "they are dotty about each other";
    - crazy, wild, gaga [informal]
     
  3. Covered with dots

Derived forms: dottiest, dottier

See also: enthusiastic, insane, keen

Encyclopedia: Dotty