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Meaning of GIDDY

Pronunciation:  'gidee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"
  2. [adj]  having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling; "had a dizzy spell"; "a dizzy pinnacle"; "had a headache and felt giddy"; "a giddy precipice"; "feeling woozy from the blow on his head"; "a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff"
 

GIDDY is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, frivolous, ill, lightheaded, light-headed, sick, silly, vertiginous, woozy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Gid"dy\, a. [Compar. {Giddier}; superl. {Giddiest}.] [OE.
    gidi mad, silly, AS. gidig, of unknown origin, cf. Norw.
    gidda to shake, tremble.]
    1. Having in the head a sensation of whirling or reeling
       about; having lost the power of preserving the balance of
       the body, and therefore wavering and inclined to fall;
       lightheaded; dizzy.
    
             By giddy head and staggering legs betrayed. --Tate.
    
    2. Promoting or inducing giddiness; as, a giddy height; a
       giddy precipice. --Prior.
    
             Upon the giddy footing of the hatches. --Shak.
    
    3. Bewildering on account of rapid turning; running round
       with celerity; gyratory; whirling.
    
             The giddy motion of the whirling mill. --Pope.
    
    4. Characterized by inconstancy; unstable; changeable;
       fickle; wild; thoughtless; heedless. ``Giddy, foolish
       hours.'' --Rowe. ``Giddy chance.'' --Dryden.
    
             Young heads are giddy and young hearts are warm.
                                                   --Cowper.
    
    
  2. \Gid"dy\, v. i.
    To reel; to whirl. --Chapman.
    
    
  3. \Gid"dy\, v. t.
    To make dizzy or unsteady. [Obs.]
    
    
 
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