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.
See also: dotty, go
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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 for this comfy high rise, tie waist skirt with a stunning leopard print pattern.
This shorts set is PS16 at Next palm down it's bedtime Trendy tropical leaves adorn this-two piece, PS24.99 at Dorothy Perkins polka face You'll go dotty for this M&S Collection shirt and shorts set, PS30 7 simply the vest This grey marl vest and shorts combo, PS14.99 at H&M, is ideal for hot and sticky nights word up Say it like it is in this Lazy Days short nightie, PS10 at M&Co 9 the right stripes This classic nightshirt looks borrowed from the boys, PS35, John Lewis & Partners 10 10 the leopard sleeps tonight Get your paws on this animal print shortie set, PS20, Topshop
This shorts set is PS16 at Next 5 palm down it's bedtime Trendy tropical leaves adorn this-two piece, PS24.99 at Dorothy Perkins 6 polka face You'll go dotty for this M&S Collection shirt and shorts set, PS30 7 simply the vest This grey marl vest and shorts combo, PS14.99 at H&M, is ideal for hot and sticky nights 8 word up Say it like it is in this Lazy Days short nightie, PS10 at M&Co 9 the right stripes This classic nightshirt looks borrowed from the boys, PS35, John Lewis & Partners 10 the leopard sleeps tonight Get your paws on this animal print shortie set, PS20, Topshop
1 BIRDS OF A FEATHER Go dotty over this White Stuff shirt, PS45, and jeans, PS49.95 2 MAKE A STATEMENT These beaded earrings are PS7 in Acccessorize 3 LADY OF LEISURE Go casual in these baby blue trainers, PS10 from Peacocks 4 IN THE NAVY A darker shade for those chilly winter days, this shirt dress is PS14.99 from H&M 5 THAT'S A WRAP Get this pretty pastel scarf for PS24 from Oliver Bonas 6 ADD SOME SPARKLE Who says glitter's just for Christmas?
8-9 FASHION SPECIAL Go dotty for this season's biggest high street trend.
KIDS aged from five will go dotty for this stage version of the much-loved tale of Pongo and Missis protecting their pups from Cruella de Vil who wants to turn them into a fur coat.
The Hundred And One Dalmatians, Birmingham Repertory Theatre (November 30 - January 13) Kids of five and upwards will go dotty for the much loved story of Pongo and Missis, who have to protect their pups from fur coat enthusiast Cruella De Vil.
Go dotty with the Firefly Portable Laser Lamp, PS39.99, from www.thefowndry.com - small but perfectly formed | Different colour lights for different moods?
Blokes, go dotty for these brightly coloured Happy Socks, PS8 a pair, John Lewis Ring the |changes...
cathkidston.co.uk Go dotty for Dotty P DOROTHY Perkins is looking better than ever.
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.
Go dotty with Sheer Color stickers ($1.30 a sheet, mrsgrossmans.com).