[ UK /skˈæti/ ]
lost in thought; showing preoccupation
the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence
an absentminded professor
an absent stare
lacking sense or discretion
his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for
How To Use scatty In A Sentence
- Anyone who has seen Joan Rivers in action will recognise the characters as no-nonsense Beverly (Chaffin) and scatty Ronna (Denbo) wrest control of our love lives. Ronna and Beverly
- She's impulsive and emotional, scatty, hello darling, mwah mwah, and dressed all wrong. TV review: The Deep and Glamour Models, Mum and Me
- She has a kindly, slightly scatty manner and a lively twinkle in her eye.
- He's always told Sadie her staff are scatty and unreliable - and now he feels he's been left looking stupid.
- His scatty style might seem to some carefully contrived, but through the chinks of his eccentricity something else comes through: genuine sweetness and innocence.
- As scatty or daft as I may come across here at times, work is hugely important to me, a very close second to Willow to be quite honest.
- They job is making sure that scatty, ill-disciplined journalists sound like they actually know what they're talking about.
- They are excellent, and so am I when I am not lazy, dumb, prejudiced, boring, offensive, and scatty. The Awesome Movement and the Dreaded Even Thoughs
- As for Elliot, she's as scatty as a fruit fly, the constant butt of Cox's cutting jokes.
- Seriously scatty, it was almost as if she was oblivious to her surroundings and continued to live exactly as she had in Manhattan.