What is scatty?

  • (adj): Lost in thought; showing preoccupation.
    Example: "The scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
    Synonyms: absent, absentminded, abstracted
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Sweet Danger - Plot Summary
... Back at the house, they find a drunken Lugg and Scatty Williams, the Fittons' servant, have caught Peaky Doyle breaking into the house and beaten him up ... and Randall arrive at the museum to retrieve the drum, they find Amanda and Scatty Williams have already taken it ... Next morning, Lugg and Scatty leave early in the new car, laden with radio equipment ...

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