Definition of dazzle
- … the woods dazzled whitely …
- —Truman Capote
- She dazzles in her live concerts.
- was dazzled by the camera flash
- dazzled us with her wit
Elvis always dazzled his audiences.
Visitors were dazzled by the mansion's ornate rooms.
She truly dazzles in her live concerts.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
of a bright light : to cause (someone) to be unable to see for a short time
: to greatly impress or surprise (someone) by being very attractive or exciting
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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