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Definition of dizzy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dizzy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈdɪzi//
     
    (dizzier, dizziest)
     
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  1. 1 feeling as if everything is spinning around you and that you are not able to balance synonym giddy Climbing so high made me feel dizzy. I suffer from dizzy spells (= short periods when I am dizzy).
  2. 2making you feel dizzy; making you feel that a situation is changing very fast synonym giddy the dizzy descent from the summit the dizzy pace of life in Hong Kong
  3. 3 (informal) silly or stupid a dizzy blonde
  4. Idioms
    the dizzy heights (of something) (informal)
     
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    an important or impressive position They reached the dizzy heights of Number 11 in the charts.
NAmE//ˈdɪzəli//
 
adverb
 
noun [uncountable] He complained of headaches and dizziness.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dizzy

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