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Synonyms for scatty

lacking sense or discretion

lost in thought

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Her parents are separated and she lives with her overprotective dad (Considine), probably just as well as her mum (Williams) is scatty and a bit hopeless.
Jeff, who is immensely talented, can also be delightfully scatty and I like to think David, who was a feature writer and Examiner arts columnist for decades until he died earlier this year, was looking down from that great art gallery in the sky and having a chuckle.
Cecil's three-year-old was sporting a hood, and the trainer explained: "I've had them handmade in the Czech Republic, they have got foam rubber in the ears and I used them on three fillies last year that were a bit scatty.
Kacey Ainsworth is well cast as the scatty new assistant Annelle who turns to religion and Cheryl Campbell injects plenty of light relief as Ouiser.
By the time Claudia Winkleman, Miranda Hart and relic from the past Ruby Wax were trying to be endearingly scatty crawlarsing to warlord Dave Cameron, I'd lost the will to live.
Liverpool for their part, were a bit scatty against Hull City at the KC Stadium It looked like being another one of those occasions when Liverpool would struggle to take something from a game they wee predicted to stroll.
She plays the role of GP registrar in training, Dr Melody Bell, a scatty, highly strung, young doctor.
The Scatty Landlord - Seems to be on the ball but then repeatedly forgets to make arrangements for the property - needs constant reminding of tasks.
The Irish rover brings his scatty phrasing to a collection of country classics (and three of his own new compositions that fit right in with the `50s-through-'70s, Nashville tavern vibe).
This is the nicely scatty site of the aptly named Belgian, Regine Debatty.
An extremely honourable mention, too, for Les Jukes, a terrifically crusty ex-army type, making his Hall Green debut, for Christine Yapp's scatty Miss Maple and the Cleese-like butler of Bob Levis.
As in "He's a versifyin' fool" It's difficult to say what these scatty monologues are.
It's all very well having the get-out clause that you're stressed or scatty or disorganised, but it won't wash for ever.
SCATTY heiress Katharine Hepburn crashes into the life of uptight paleontology professor Cary Grant, causing him to lose a dinosaur bone and a pet leopard in the same evening.