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1giddy

adjective gid·dy \ˈgi-dē\

: playful and silly

: feeling or showing great happiness and joy

: causing dizziness

gid·di·ergid·di·est

Full Definition of GIDDY

1
a :  dizzy <giddy from the unaccustomed exercise>
b :  causing dizziness <a giddy height>
c :  whirling rapidly
2
a :  lightheartedly silly :  frivolous
b :  joyfully elated :  euphoric
gid·di·ly \ˈgi-də-lē\ adverb
gid·di·ness \ˈgi-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of GIDDY

  1. The news made him positively giddy.
  2. He was giddy with delight.
  3. The room was filled with giddy laughter.

Origin of GIDDY

Middle English gidy mad, foolish, from Old English gydig possessed, mad; akin to Old English god god
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with GIDDY

2giddy

verb
gid·diedgid·dy·ing

Definition of GIDDY

transitive verb
:  to make giddy
intransitive verb
:  to become giddy

First Known Use of GIDDY

1602

Rhymes with GIDDY

GIDDILY Defined for Kids

giddy

adjective gid·dy \ˈgi-dē\
gid·di·ergid·di·est

Definition of GIDDY for Kids

1
:  having a feeling of whirling or spinning about :  dizzy
2
:  causing dizziness <a giddy height>
3
:  playful and silly <giddy children>
4
:  feeling and showing great happiness and joy <The good news made us giddy.>
gid·di·ness noun
Medical Dictionary

giddy

adjective gid·dy \ˈgid-ē\
gid·di·ergid·di·est

Medical Definition of GIDDY

1
:  dizzy
2
:  affected with gid <giddy sheep>
gid·di·ness \-nəs\ noun

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