gid·dy /ˈgɪdɪ/ 形容詞
Gid·dy a. [Compar. Giddier superl. Giddiest.]
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.
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.
Gid·dy, v. i. To reel; to whirl.
Gid·dy, v. t. To make dizzy or unsteady. [Obs.]
adj 1: 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" [syn: dizzy,
2: lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde";
"light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles" [syn: airheaded,
dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, light-headed,
[also: giddied, giddiest, giddier]