Examples of giddy in a sentence
The news made him positively giddy.
He was giddy with delight.
The room was filled with giddy laughter.
Origin and Etymology of giddy
Middle English gidy mad, foolish, from Old English gydig possessed, mad; akin to Old English god god
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of giddy
: to make giddy
: to become giddy
First Known Use of giddy
GIDDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of giddy for English Language Learners
: playful and silly
: feeling or showing great happiness and joy
: causing dizziness
GIDDY Defined for Kids
Definition of giddy for Students
1 : having a feeling of whirling or spinning about : dizzy
2 : causing dizziness <a giddy height>
3 : playful and silly <giddy children>
4 : feeling and showing great happiness and joy <The good news made us giddy.>
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