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Synonyms for giddy
ˈgɪd i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous(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"

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

    Antonyms:
    serious, well

  2. airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, silly(adj)

    lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

    "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles"

    Synonyms:
    woozy, zany, empty-headed, silly, dizzy, wacky, ridiculous, airheaded, whacky, goofy, sappy, cockamamie, light-headed, swooning, faint, lightheaded, slaphappy, light, featherbrained, punch-drunk, vertiginous, cockamamy, pathetic

    Antonyms:
    well, serious

Wiktionary

  1. giddy(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    dizzy

  2. giddy(adjective)

    dizzy, feeling dizzy or unsteady and as if about to fall down

    The man became giddy upon standing up so fast.

    Synonyms:
    dizzy

  3. giddy(adjective)

    causing dizziness: causing dizziness or a feeling of unsteadiness

    They climbed to a giddy height.

    Synonyms:
    dizzy

  4. giddy(adjective)

    lightheartedly silly, or joyfully elated

    The boy was giddy when he opened his birthday presents.

    Synonyms:
    dizzy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. giddy

    Synonyms:
    whirling, vertiginous, thoughtless, inconstant, unsteady, lofty, beetling, dizzy, hare-brained, flighty

    Antonyms:
    stationary, slow, ponderous, thoughtful, earnest, steady, low, unelevated, wary, circumspect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. giddy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vertiginous, dizzy

  2. giddy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    changeable, fickle, inconstant, unsteady, mutable, unstable, irresolute

  3. giddy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    careless, heedless, thoughtless, wild, reckless, headlong, flighty, hair-brained, giddy-brained, light-headed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. giddy(a)

    Synonyms:
    fickle, mercurial, volatile, flighty, unstable, inconstant, thoughtless, light-headed, dizzy, vertiginous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    mischievous, playful, dizzy, dazed, lightheaded

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8155silly
#12604ridiculous
#15135faint
#18127pathetic
#18309wacky
#18750playful
#21394dizzy
#23798goofy
#26035lofty
#39346dazed
#40291giddy
#42256mischievous
#48509zany
#49479unsteady
#50032whirling
#63892thoughtless
#64148sappy
#100794whacky
#119667woozy
#122874lightheaded
#124538flighty
#129867airheaded
#133057swooning
#146779inconstant
#213438vertiginous
#214270cockamamie

How to use giddy in a sentence?

  1. Butler:

    Authority intoxicates, And makes mere sots of magistrates; The fumes of it invade the brain, And make men giddy, proud, and vain; By this the fool commands the wise, The noble with the base complies, The sot assumes the rule of wit, And cowards make the base submit.

  2. William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew:

    He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

  3. Ferdinand Hodler:

    When you look up at the sky, you have a feeling of unity, which delights you and makes you giddy.

  4. Norman Korpi:

    I just did this trade show and people were literally giddy, my manufacturers and my sales reps were like, 'Why are these people so fidgety?'.

  5. Echo Delta:

    Now when I go on a trip, I look for abandoned buildings, when I see one, I kind of get giddy and want to go in.


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