daz·​zling | \ ˈda-z(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce dazzling (audio) \

Definition of dazzling

: brilliantly or showily bright, colorful, or impressive dazzling lights a dazzling display of talent a dazzling achievement/performance a dazzling smile

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Other Words from dazzling

dazzlingly \ ˈda-​z(ə-​)liŋ-​lē How to pronounce dazzling (audio) \ adverb
a dazzlingly beautiful display

Examples of dazzling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another dazzling finish, another night of brilliance for the Lamar Jackson time capsule, another set of questions about where the Ravens are headed in the big picture. Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, 12 Oct. 2021 Having just turned 25 in August, left-hander Julio Urias is the only pitcher to have won 20 games this season, finishing the year with a dazzling 20-3 record in his 32 starts. Bernie Pleskoff, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021 And a dazzling new documentary on the band by director Todd Haynes (which drops on Apple TV on October 15th) reminds you how often that pulse kept all the band’s sound and fury from coming apart at the seams. Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 12 Oct. 2021 But that contract didn’t look so bad in Game 1 when La Stella walked and scored in the first inning, singled in his next two at-bats and started a dazzling double play to end the top of the fourth. Los Angeles Times, 10 Oct. 2021 Moynihan Hall is dazzling, a spiffy attraction, and at least a first step in the long-overdue updating of Penn Station. Richard Zoglin, WSJ, 8 Oct. 2021 Arozarena produced one of the most dazzling games in postseason history. BostonGlobe.com, 8 Oct. 2021 The dazzling and devastating life of Princess Diana takes center stage in this original musical, filmed in advance of its official Broadway opening. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 8 Oct. 2021 Similar to a pair of party-ready heels or a dazzling pair of earrings, a great handbag has the power to elevate your entire look. Vogue, 7 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of dazzling

1581, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dazzling was in 1581

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15 Oct 2021

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“Dazzling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dazzling. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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