Giddy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɪdi|  American pronunciation of the word giddy
Brit.  |ˈɡɪdi|  British pronunciation of the word giddy

adjective

- having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling(syn: dizzy, vertiginous, woozy)

had a headache and felt giddy
a giddy precipice

- lacking seriousness; given to frivolity (syn: airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, light-headed, lightheaded, silly)

Examples

The news made him positively giddy.

He was giddy with delight.

The room was filled with giddy laughter.

She felt giddy from the unaccustomed exercise.

Greg stared down from the seventh floor and began to feel giddy.

Sheila felt giddy with excitement.

Fiona's very pretty but a bit giddy.

had a headache and felt giddy

Although she had been quite a successful model, she had never reached the giddy heights of the Paris fashion world.

...those two are still caught up in the giddy frisson of a new romance...

Word forms

adjective
comparative: giddier
superlative: giddiest
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