/dit"see/, adj., ditsier, ditsiest. Slang.
flighty and easily confused; mildly or harmlessly eccentric.
Also, ditzy.
[1975-80; expressive coinage, perh. with elements of DOTTY1 and DIZZY; cf. -SY]

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