What does dizzy mean?

Definitions for dizzy
ˈdɪz idizzy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginousadjective

    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, sillyverb

    lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

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

  3. dizzyverb

    make dizzy or giddy

    "a dizzying pace"

Wiktionary

  1. dizzyverb

    To make dizzy, to bewilder.

    Etymology: dysig, probably related to West Frisian dize, (fog).

  2. dizzyadjective

    having a sensation of turning around; giddy; feeling unbalanced or lightheaded.

    I stood up too fast and felt dizzy.

    Etymology: dysig, probably related to West Frisian dize, (fog).

  3. dizzyadjective

    producing giddiness

    We climbed to a dizzy height.

    Etymology: dysig, probably related to West Frisian dize, (fog).

  4. dizzyadjective

    empty-headed, scatterbrained or frivolous

    My new secretary is a dizzy blonde.

    Etymology: dysig, probably related to West Frisian dize, (fog).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dizzy

    having in the head a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall; vertiginous; giddy; hence, confused; indistinct

    Etymology: [OE. dusi, disi, desi, foolish, AS. dysig; akin to LG. dsig dizzy, OD. deuzig, duyzig, OHG. tusig foolish, OFries. dusia to be dizzy; LG. dusel dizziness, duselig, dusselig, D. duizelig, dizzy, Dan. dsig drowsy, slepy, dse to make dull, drowsy, ds dullness, drowsiness, and to AS. dws foolish, G. thor fool. 71. Cf. Daze, Doze.]

  2. Dizzy

    causing, or tending to cause, giddiness or vertigo

    Etymology: [OE. dusi, disi, desi, foolish, AS. dysig; akin to LG. dsig dizzy, OD. deuzig, duyzig, OHG. tusig foolish, OFries. dusia to be dizzy; LG. dusel dizziness, duselig, dusselig, D. duizelig, dizzy, Dan. dsig drowsy, slepy, dse to make dull, drowsy, ds dullness, drowsiness, and to AS. dws foolish, G. thor fool. 71. Cf. Daze, Doze.]

  3. Dizzy

    without distinct thought; unreflecting; thoughtless; heedless

    Etymology: [OE. dusi, disi, desi, foolish, AS. dysig; akin to LG. dsig dizzy, OD. deuzig, duyzig, OHG. tusig foolish, OFries. dusia to be dizzy; LG. dusel dizziness, duselig, dusselig, D. duizelig, dizzy, Dan. dsig drowsy, slepy, dse to make dull, drowsy, ds dullness, drowsiness, and to AS. dws foolish, G. thor fool. 71. Cf. Daze, Doze.]

  4. Dizzyverb

    to make dizzy or giddy; to give the vertigo to; to confuse

    Etymology: [OE. dusi, disi, desi, foolish, AS. dysig; akin to LG. dsig dizzy, OD. deuzig, duyzig, OHG. tusig foolish, OFries. dusia to be dizzy; LG. dusel dizziness, duselig, dusselig, D. duizelig, dizzy, Dan. dsig drowsy, slepy, dse to make dull, drowsy, ds dullness, drowsiness, and to AS. dws foolish, G. thor fool. 71. Cf. Daze, Doze.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dizzy

    diz′i, adj. giddy: confused: causing giddiness.—v.t. to make dizzy: to confuse.—adv. Dizz′ily.—n. Dizz′iness, giddiness.—p.adj. Dizz′ying, making dizzy. [A.S. dysig, foolish, allied to dwaes, stupid; cf. Dan. dösig; drowsy; also Daze, Doze.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Dizzy

    a nickname given to Benjamin Disraeli.

Editors Contribution

  1. DIZZY

    DIZZY:Someone who is very good,Someone that is talented ,a person who is unusually intelligent,clever or successful especially at an early age.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 24, 2021  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Dizzy

    The nickname of Benjamin Disraeli, afterwards Earl of Beaconsfield, the great political opponent of Mr Gladstone.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dizzy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dizzy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of dizzy in a Sentence

  1. Stormy Daniels:

    ‘Leave Mr. Trump alone,’ I was scared, i couldn’t feel my feet or my face…I felt dizzy.

  2. Kris Permentier:

    You feel sleepy, dizzy, but you don't have the intention to open up the air, you don't have the strength [ or ] the brain capacity to open up the doors or the windows.

  3. Jennifer Andresen:

    It bothers me that I can't look at a picture, like a lotus flower, it's like it's crawling on me, like the picture is on me. I get dizzy, I feel nauseated and my head hurts. I have an anxiety attack times a thousand, like I'm jumping out of my skin.

  4. Arlene Puno:

    We got nervous, we got dizzy. I ran downstairs with three kids.

  5. Cristie Kerr -LRB- 66 -RRB-:

    A little headache and little dizzy, two times my nose bled today.

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Translations for dizzy

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  • шеметен, замаянBulgarian
  • vertiginós, marejatCatalan, Valencian
  • schwindelig, schwindelerregendGerman
  • mareador, vertiginoso, mareadoSpanish
  • گیجPersian
  • tyhmä, huimaavaFinnish
  • écervelé, tête en l’air, vasouillard, vertigineux, étourdissant, vaseuxFrench
  • duizelig, duizelingwekkend, draaierigDutch
  • vertiginoso, tontoPortuguese
  • головокружительныйRussian
  • yr, groggy, vimmelkantig, dimmig, snurrig, omtöcknad, yrselframkallande, virrig, svindlandeSwedish
  • மயக்கம்Tamil
  • dizzyUrdu

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