Definition of dizzy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɪzi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪzi//
    (dizzier, dizziest) Stupid
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  1. 1feeling 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, especially North American English) silly or stupid synonym giddy a dizzy blonde See related entries: Stupid
  4. Word OriginOld English dysig ‘foolish’, of West Germanic origin; related to Low German dusig, dösig ‘giddy’ and Old High German tusic ‘foolish, weak’.Extra examples He was all right, just a bit dizzy, that’s all. She felt almost dizzy with happiness. Some of the fairground rides can make you quite dizzy. Almost dizzy with relief, she smiled broadly. Climbing so high made me feel dizzy. I suffer from dizzy spells.Idioms
    the dizzy heights (of something)
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    (informal) an important or impressive position She dreamed of reaching the dizzy heights of stardom. They reached the dizzy heights of Number 11 in the charts.
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