go dotty

go dotty

1. To become somewhat eccentric, odd, or mentally unbalanced. Jackson started going dotty after spending a month by himself in his cabin.
2. To become forgetful or absent-minded, especially due to senility or old age in general. Grandpa's been going a bit dotty lately, I don't know if he can take care of himself anymore.
3. To become very excited or enthusiastic (about something). I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go dotty over her music.
References in classic literature ?
Just to show you how demoralized the brute must have been (Arabs often go dotty after a defeat), he'd snapped up four or five utterly useless Sheshaheli, and was offering 'em to all and sundry along the road.
Go dotty with the Firefly Portable Laser Lamp, PS39.
The catwalks showcased a dizzy array of spots of all shapes, colours and sizes, so go dotty for this must-have modern vibe.
Blokes, go dotty for these brightly coloured Happy Socks, PS8 a pair, John Lewis Light up |your life.
Go dotty for Topshop's polka bandeau jumpsuit by Annie Greenabelle (PS40), wear with a fitted blazer and killer heels like Carvela's glitz T-bar's(PS96) for the Hollywood look.
27 FASHION NOTES Candy-coloured handbag treats, and go dotty for spots 28 FASHION Spring trousers - how to wear them, what to wear them with
uk Go dotty for Dotty P DOROTHY Perkins is looking better than ever.
GO DOTTY for this Jenny Packham designed make-up bag for Lancome cosmetics.
Go dotty for Topshop's flock spot pencil skirt, pounds 38.
The little Scotsman, high on the plinth, finds himself alone with his cause while the German architect starts to go dotty locked in his digital world.
Steve Price (left) and George Wallis Sr go dotty over WT's new image
4 Go dotty for these heels with sweet bow detail and ankle strap.
Oversized orange dress, ASOS; gold collar necklace, Freedom @ Topshop; green bag, Marks & Spencer; studded heels, Office Go dotty Highlight a trim waist with this polka-dot dress with peplum detail.