from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Scatterbrained; flighty: "the scatty, glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence” ( London Review of Books).
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- adj. Scatterbrained; flighty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking sense or discretion
- adj. lost in thought; showing preoccupation
Probably scatt(erbrain) + -y1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)