Definitions for giddyˈgɪd i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous(adj)

    having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling

    "had a dizzy spell"; "a dizzy pinnacle"; "had a headache and felt giddy"; "a giddy precipice"; "feeling woozy from the blow on his head"; "a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff"

  2. airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, silly(adj)

    lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

    "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"

Wiktionary

  1. giddy(Verb)

    To make dizzy or unsteady.

  2. giddy(Adjective)

    dizzy, feeling dizzy or unsteady and as if about to fall down

    The man became giddy upon standing up so fast.

  3. giddy(Adjective)

    causing dizziness: causing dizziness or a feeling of unsteadiness

    They climbed to a giddy height.

  4. giddy(Adjective)

    lightheartedly silly, or joyfully elated

    The boy was giddy when he opened his birthday presents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Giddy

    having in the head a sensation of whirling or reeling about; having lost the power of preserving the balance of the body, and therefore wavering and inclined to fall; lightheaded; dizzy

  2. Giddy

    promoting or inducing giddiness; as, a giddy height; a giddy precipice

  3. Giddy

    bewildering on account of rapid turning; running round with celerity; gyratory; whirling

  4. Giddy

    characterized by inconstancy; unstable; changeable; fickle; wild; thoughtless; heedless

  5. Giddy(verb)

    to reel; to whirl

  6. Giddy(verb)

    to make dizzy or unsteady

  7. Origin: [OE. gidi mad, silly, AS. gidig, of unknown origin, cf. Norw. gidda to shake, tremble.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Giddy

    gid′i, adj. unsteady, dizzy: that causes giddiness: whirling: inconstant: thoughtless.—adv. Gidd′ily.—n. Gidd′iness.—adjs. Gidd′y-head′ed, thoughtless, wanting reflection; Gidd′y-paced (Shak.), moving irregularly. [From A.S. giddian, to sing, be merry, gid, a song.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of giddy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of giddy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew:

    He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

  2. Ferdinand Hodler:

    When you look up at the sky, you have a feeling of unity, which delights you and makes you giddy.

  3. Echo Delta:

    Now when I go on a trip, I look for abandoned buildings, when I see one, I kind of get giddy and want to go in.

  4. Dallas Seavey:

    You know I was thinking about it coming into here (Koyuk): holy cow we actually stand a good chance of winning the Iditarod, we'll see where we are when the dust settles. I'm not trying to get all giddy just yet.

  5. Butler:

    Authority intoxicates, And makes mere sots of magistrates; The fumes of it invade the brain, And make men giddy, proud, and vain; By this the fool commands the wise, The noble with the base complies, The sot assumes the rule of wit, And cowards make the base submit.

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