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giddy

gid·dy

giddy

pronunciation:
gI di
part of speech: adjective
inflections: giddier, giddiest
definition 1: light-headed or dizzy.
a giddy feeling
synonyms:
dizzy, faint, light-headed, vertiginous
similar words:
flighty, light, woozy
definition 2: afflicted with or producing dizziness.
a giddy view from a cliff
synonyms:
dizzy, vertiginous
definition 3: lacking seriousness; frivolous.
synonyms:
dizzy, flighty, frivolous, silly
antonyms:
serious, sober
similar words:
airy, capricious, carefree, foolish, insouciant, lighthearted, mercurial, skittish, whimsical
derivations: giddily (adv.), giddiness (n.)