Definition of dazzle
1 : to lose clear vision especially from looking at bright light
2a : to shine brilliantly … the woods dazzled whitely … — Truman Capoteb : to arouse admiration by an impressive display She dazzles in her live concerts.
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.
Recent Examples of dazzle from the Web
LHP Eric Skoglund tries to follow a dazzling big league debut Sunday.
Now, instead of supplying key government support for the technological developments that have dazzled the world as American individuals and businesses have reached toward the future, under Trump, the government will act as an impediment to progress.
Today’s video: 49ers defensive coordinator breaks down the defense Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1 Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks time and again.
Olivia Leyva (La Cañada High, 2014) Cal Lutheran softball junior: Accolades and superlatives abound when wrapping up the extraordinary season put forth by Leyva, who continues to dazzle on the soccer field and softball diamond for Cal Lutheran.
Kentucky freshman Hamidou Diallo, an ultra-athletic 6-foot-5, 180-pound shooting guard from New York, dazzled scouts at the recent NBA Combine by skying 44.5 inches in the vertical jump.
Now L.A.-born Meghan Markle is poised to dazzle the fashion world.
Duski saved the best for last with her three performances, finally dazzling with this number.
Buy more than one Leapfrog device, and dazzle the neighbors by turning your appliances on and off from the front lawn.
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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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