Definition of ditzy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈditsē/
(also ditsy)


North American informal
Silly or scatterbrained: don’t tell me my ditzy secretary didn’t send you an invitation!
More example sentences
  • And just because I'm blonde and a cheerleader doesn't mean that I'm stupid and ditzy.
  • She liked her message, even if it was sort of stupid and ditzy.
  • She seemed more giddy, ditzy and seemed entirely too comfortable with the current crowd of males she was attracting.
silly, foolish, giddy, lightheaded, scatterbrained, featherbrained, harebrained, empty-headed, vacuous, stupid, brainless;
skittish, flighty, fickle, capricious, whimsical, inconstant
informal dippy, dizzy, dopey



Example sentences
  • And likewise, I try to remain a little distant and aloof, and not reveal too much of myself and my ditziness.
  • Flo is tall, angular and stately, a fascinating mixture of formal hauteur and bohemian ditziness.
  • Her episodes of what I can only call ‘ditsiness’ are the stuff of family legends and tonight she surpassed herself.


1970s: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with ditzy

glitzy, itsy-bitsy, Mitzi, ritzy, Uffizi

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: dit·zy

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