Definition of dazzle
1 : to lose clear vision especially from looking at bright light
2a : to shine brilliantly < … the woods dazzled whitely … — Truman Capote>b : to arouse admiration by an impressive display <She dazzles in her live concerts.> <a dazzling pitching performance>
1 : to overpower with light <was dazzled by the camera flash>
2 : to impress deeply, overpower, or confound with brilliance <dazzled us with her wit>
dazzlerplay \-z(ə-)lər\ noun
Examples of dazzle in a sentence
Elvis always dazzled his audiences.
Visitors were dazzled by the mansion's ornate rooms.
She truly dazzles in her live concerts.
Origin and Etymology of dazzle
frequentative of daze
First Known Use: 15th century
DAZZLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dazzle for English Language Learners
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
DAZZLE Defined for Kids
Definition of dazzle for Students
1 : to overpower with too much light <The desert sunlight dazzled us.>
2 : to confuse, surprise, or delight by being or doing something special and unusual <The magician's tricks dazzled the audience.>
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