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English definition of “scatty”

scatty

adjective     /ˈskæt.i/ US  /ˈskæt̬-/ UK informal
silly and often forgetting things: a scatty child scatty behaviourForgetting and forgetfulness
(Definition of scatty adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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