What does dizzy mean?

Definitions for dizzy
ˈdɪz idizzy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dizzy.

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(verb)

    lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

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

  3. dizzy(verb)

    make dizzy or giddy

    "a dizzying pace"


  1. dizzy(Verb)

    To make dizzy, to bewilder.

  2. dizzy(Adjective)

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

    I stood up too fast and felt dizzy.

  3. dizzy(Adjective)

    producing giddiness

    We climbed to a dizzy height.

  4. dizzy(Adjective)

    empty-headed, scatterbrained or frivolous

    My new secretary is a dizzy blonde.

  5. Origin: 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

  2. Dizzy

    causing, or tending to cause, giddiness or vertigo

  3. Dizzy

    without distinct thought; unreflecting; thoughtless; heedless

  4. Dizzy(verb)

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

  5. Origin: [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.

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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  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. Tessa David:

    Everything went dizzy on me.

  2. Darrin Bell:

    All you get from a circular argument is dizzy.

  3. Arlene Puno:

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

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

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

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you have a beautiful view, you don’t need a good wine to feel dizzy.

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Translations for dizzy

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  • шеметен, замаянBulgarian
  • vertiginós, marejatCatalan, Valencian
  • schwindelig, schwindelerregendGerman
  • mareador, vertiginoso, mareadoSpanish
  • گیجPersian
  • huimaava, tyhmäFinnish
  • vaseux, écervelé, étourdissant, vasouillard, tête en l’air, vertigineuxFrench
  • duizelig, duizelingwekkend, draaierigDutch
  • vertiginoso, tontoPortuguese
  • головокружительныйRussian
  • svindlande, virrig, yrselframkallande, groggy, omtöcknad, snurrig, dimmig, yr, vimmelkantigSwedish
  • dizzyUrdu

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