HyperDic: dizzy

English > 3 senses of the word dizzy:
ADJECTIVEalldizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginoushaving or causing a whirling sensation
alldizzy, airheaded, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, sillylacking seriousness
VERBchangedizzymake dizzy or giddy
dizzy > pronunciation
Soundsdih'ziy
RhymesAnasazi ... z / Z: 56 rhymes with ziy...
English > dizzy: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling.
Examples
  • "had a dizzy spell"
  • "a dizzy pinnacle"
Synonymsgiddy, woozy, vertiginous
Broaderill, sickAffected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
Spanishmareado, mareador, vertiginoso
Catalanmarejat, vertiginós
Nounsdizzinessa reeling sensation
Adverbsdizzilyin a giddy light-headed manner
English > dizzy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking seriousness; given to frivolity.
Example"a dizzy blonde"
Synonymsairheaded, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, silly
Broaderfrivolousnot serious in content or attitude or behavior
Spanishalocado, atolondrado, casquivano, informal, tonto
Catalaneixalabrat, esbojarrat, informal, ximple
English > dizzy: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake dizzy or giddy.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"a dizzying pace"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishmarear
Catalanmarejar

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