Definitions for giddyˈgɪd i
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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"
airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, silly(adj)
lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
"a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"
To make dizzy or unsteady.
dizzy, feeling dizzy or unsteady and as if about to fall down
The man became giddy upon standing up so fast.
causing dizziness: causing dizziness or a feeling of unsteadiness
They climbed to a giddy height.
lightheartedly silly, or joyfully elated
The boy was giddy when he opened his birthday presents.
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
promoting or inducing giddiness; as, a giddy height; a giddy precipice
bewildering on account of rapid turning; running round with celerity; gyratory; whirling
characterized by inconstancy; unstable; changeable; fickle; wild; thoughtless; heedless
to reel; to whirl
to make dizzy or unsteady
Origin: [OE. gidi mad, silly, AS. gidig, of unknown origin, cf. Norw. gidda to shake, tremble.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.
When you look up at the sky, you have a feeling of unity, which delights you and makes you giddy.
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.
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.
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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