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GIDDY (giddied, giddier, giddiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does giddy mean? 

GIDDY (adjective)
  The adjective GIDDY has 2 senses:

1. having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
2. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

  Familiarity information: GIDDY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GIDDY (adjective)

Sense 1giddy [BACK TO TOP]


Having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling


dizzy; giddy; vertiginous; woozy

Context examples:

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


ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)

Sense 2giddy [BACK TO TOP]


Lacking seriousness; given to frivolity


airheaded; empty-headed; featherbrained; silly; lightheaded; light-headed; giddy; dizzy

Context examples:

a dizzy blonde / light-headed teenagers / silly giggles


frivolous (not serious in content or attitude or behavior)

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