: mentally unclear or hazy <seems a little woozy, not quite knowing what to say — J. A. Lukacs>
: affected with dizziness, mild nausea, or weakness
: having a soft, indistinct, or unfocused quality : vague, fuzzy <woozy…prose and vaguely beneficent statements — Roz Kaveney>
— woo·zi·ly adverb
— woo·zi·ness noun
Examples of WOOZY
- She was already feeling woozy after her first drink.
- <the blood donor started to feel a little woozy after rising too quickly from the cot>
Origin of WOOZY
First Known Use: 1897
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