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- dizzie (obsolete)
- Having a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall; giddy; feeling unbalanced or lightheaded.
- I stood up too fast and felt dizzy.
- Alas! his brain was dizzy.
- Producing giddiness.
- We climbed to a dizzy height.
- empty-headed, scatterbrained or frivolous
- My new secretary is a dizzy blonde.
- the dizzy multitude
having a sensation of turning around
empty-headed, scatterbrained or frivolous
- (transitive) To make dizzy, to bewilder.
2012 September 7, Dominic Fifield, “England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova”, The Guardian:
- So ramshackle was the locals' attempt at defence that, with energetic wingers pouring into the space behind panicked full-backs and centre-halves dizzied by England's movement, it was cruel to behold at times. The contest did not extend beyond the half-hour mark.
- 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, Folio Society 2006, vol. 1 p. 161:
- Let me have this violence and compulsion removed, there is nothing that, in my seeming, doth more bastardise and dizzie a wel-borne and gentle nature […]
- Sir Walter Scott
- If the jangling of thy bells had not dizzied thy understanding.