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1dizzy

adjective diz·zy \ˈdi-zē\
diz·zi·erdiz·zi·est

Definition of DIZZY

1
:  foolish, silly
2
a :  having a whirling sensation in the head with a tendency to fall
b :  mentally confused
3
a :  causing giddiness or mental confusion <dizzy heights>
b :  caused by or marked by giddiness
c :  extremely rapid <prices climbing at a dizzy rate>
diz·zi·ly \ˈdi-zə-lē\ adverb
diz·zi·ness \-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of DIZZY

  1. The children were dizzy after spinning in circles.
  2. I'm feeling a bit weak and dizzy. I think I'm having a dizzy spell.
  3. Complex math problems make me dizzy.
  4. looking down from dizzy heights
  5. Prices rose at a dizzy rate.
  6. the dizzy pace of our lives

Origin of DIZZY

Middle English disy, from Old English dysig stupid; akin to Old High German tusig stupid
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with DIZZY

2dizzy

verb
diz·zieddiz·zy·ing

Definition of DIZZY

transitive verb
1
:  to make dizzy or giddy
2
:  bewilder <disasters that dizzy the mind>
diz·zy·ing·ly \-zē-iŋ-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of DIZZY

1501

Rhymes with DIZZY

DIZZYINGLY Defined for Kids

dizzy

adjective diz·zy \ˈdi-zē\
diz·zi·erdiz·zi·est

Definition of DIZZY for Kids

1
:  having the feeling of spinning
2
:  causing a feeling of spinning <dizzy heights>
3
:  overwhelmed with emotion <Dizzy with the success of his daring, Toad made for the railway station. — Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows>
diz·zi·ness \ˈdi-zē-nəs\ noun
Medical Dictionary

dizzy

adjective diz·zy \ˈdiz-ē\
diz·zi·erdiz·zi·est

Medical Definition of DIZZY

1
:  having a whirling sensation in the head with a tendency to fall
2
:  mentally confused
diz·zi·ly \ˈdiz-ə-lē\ adverb

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