Definition of dottily in US English:

dottily

adverb

British
informal
  • See dotty

    • ‘The last section is outtakes, titled, charmingly if a little dottily, ‘A Lagniappe for the Reader.’’
    • ‘That is the question being asked at this most prestigious of festivals, after a long series of productions of operas by the town's most famous son that at best must be counted perverse and at worst dottily destructive.’
    • ‘In the way is one of his long series of dottily philosophical villains who controls a mine where the workers are badly exploited.’

Pronunciation

dottily

/ˈdätəlē/