There are 2 main translations of despistado in Spanish

: despistado1despistado2

despistado1

forgetful, adj.

adjective

  • 1

    (distraído)
    • 1.1

      forgetful
      absent-minded
      tendrás que recordárselo, es muy despistado you'll have to remind him, he's very absent-minded / forgetful / he tends to forget things
      • soy muy despistado para los nombres I never remember names

    • 1.2

      estaba / iba despistado y me pasé de la parada I was miles away / I was daydreaming and I missed my stop informal

  • 2

    (desorientado, confuso)
    bewildered
    lost
    con tantos cambios estoy despistado I'm bewildered by / I'm all at sea with all these changes
    • todavía anda un poco despistado he hasn't quite found his feet yet

There are 2 main translations of despistado in Spanish

: despistado1despistado2

despistado2

scatterbrain, n.

masculine and feminine noun

  • 1

    scatterbrain informal
    es un despistado he's very absent-minded / forgetful
    • no te hagas la despistada don't act as if you don't know what I'm talking about