swimmy

adjective swim·my \ ˈswi-mē \

Definition of swimmy

swimmier; swimmiest
1 :verging on, causing, or affected by dizziness or giddiness
2 of vision :unsteady, blurred

swimmily

play \ˈswi-mə-lē\ adverb

Examples of swimmy in a Sentence

  1. the planetarium's dazzling light show left my head swimmy with delight

Recent Examples of swimmy from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'swimmy.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of swimmy

1836

swimmy Synonyms


Learn More about swimmy


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up swimmy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to buzz or drone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!