light-headed

adjective
light-head·​ed | \ˈlīt-ˌhe-dəd \

Definition of light-headed 

1 : mentally disoriented : dizzy

2 : lacking in maturity or seriousness : frivolous

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light-headedly adverb
light-headedness noun

First Known Use of light-headed

1537, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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light-headed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of light-headed

: unable to think and move in a normal way because of a weak and dizzy feeling

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