adjective \ˈwü-zē, ˈw-\

: slightly dizzy, sick, or weak


Full Definition of WOOZY

:  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

  1. She was already feeling woozy after her first drink.
  2. <the blood donor started to feel a little woozy after rising too quickly from the cot>

Origin of WOOZY

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1897

Rhymes with WOOZY


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