woozy

adjective woo·zy \ ˈwü-zē , ˈwu̇- \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of woozy

woozier; wooziest
1 :mentally unclear or hazy
  • seems a little woozy, not quite knowing what to say
  • —J. A. Lukacs
2 :affected with dizziness, mild nausea, or weakness
3 :having a soft, indistinct, or unfocused quality :vague, fuzzy
  • woozy … prose and vaguely beneficent statements
  • —Roz Kaveney

woozily

adverb

wooziness

noun

Examples of woozy in a Sentence

  1. She was already feeling woozy after her first drink.

  2. the blood donor started to feel a little woozy after rising too quickly from the cot

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Origin and Etymology of woozy

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WOOZY Defined for English Language Learners

woozy

adjective

Definition of woozy for English Language Learners

  • : slightly dizzy, sick, or weak


WOOZY Defined for Kids

woozy

adjective woo·zy \ ˈwü-zē , ˈwu̇- \

Definition of woozy for Students

woozier; wooziest
:slightly dizzy, nauseous, or weak


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