from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a whirling sensation and a tendency to fall. See Synonyms at giddy.
- adj. Bewildered or confused.
- adj. Producing or tending to produce giddiness: a dizzy height.
- adj. Caused by giddiness; reeling.
- adj. Characterized by impulsive haste; very rapid: "The American language had begun its dizzy onward march before the Revolution” ( H.L. Mencken).
- adj. Slang Scatterbrained or silly.
- transitive v. To make dizzy.
- transitive v. To confuse or bewilder.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having a sensation of turning around; giddy; feeling unbalanced or lightheaded.
- adj. producing giddiness
- adj. empty-headed, scatterbrained or frivolous
- v. To make dizzy, to bewilder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having in the head a sensation of whirling, with a tendency to fall; vertiginous; giddy; hence, confused; indistinct.
- adj. Causing, or tending to cause, giddiness or vertigo.
- adj. Without distinct thought; unreflecting; thoughtless; heedless.
- transitive v. To make dizzy or giddy; to give the vertigo to; to confuse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Foolish; stupid.
- Giddy; having a sensation of whirling in the head, with instability or proneness to fall; vertiginous.
- Causing giddiness: as, a dizzy height.
- Arising from or caused by giddiness.
- Giddy; thoughtless; heedless.
- To be foolish; act foolishly.
- To make giddy; confuse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make dizzy or giddy
- adj. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
- adj. having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
Middle English dusie, disi, from Old English dysig, foolish.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old English dysiġ, probably related to West Frisian dize, (fog). (Wiktionary)