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dizzy

diz·zy

dizzy

 
pronunciation:
dI zi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: dizzier, dizziest
definition 1: having a feeling of spinning around and being about to lose one's balance.
The carnival ride made him dizzy.
synonyms:
giddy
similar words:
faint, shaky, unsteady
definition 2: confused or overwhelmed.
I was dizzy with excitement.
synonyms:
confused
similar words:
dazed, shaky, unstable
definition 3: causing a giddy or confused feeling.
definition 4: (informal) foolish or silly.
He is having another one of his dizzy ideas.
synonyms:
foolish, giddy, silly
similar words:
frivolous
derivations: dizzily (adv.), dizziness (n.)