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Synonyms for giddy
ˈgɪd igid·dy

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  1. giddyadjective


  2. giddyadjective

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

    The man became giddy upon standing up so fast.


  3. giddyadjective

    causing dizziness: causing dizziness or a feeling of unsteadiness

    They climbed to a giddy height.


  4. giddyadjective

    lightheartedly silly, or joyfully elated

    The boy was giddy when he opened his birthday presents.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. giddy

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginousadjective

    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"

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

    serious, well

  2. airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, sillyadjective

    lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

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

    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

    well, serious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. giddyadjective

    vertiginous, dizzy

  2. giddyadjective

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

  3. giddyadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. giddyadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "giddy":

    mischievous, playful, dizzy, dazed, lightheaded

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How to use giddy in a sentence?

  1. Dallas Seavey:

    You know I was thinking about it coming into here (Koyuk): holy cow we actually stand a good chance of winning the Iditarod, we'll see where we are when the dust settles. I'm not trying to get all giddy just yet.

  2. 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.

  3. 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?'.

  4. Ferdinand Hodler:

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

  5. Peter Boockvar:

    Sentiment is very giddy. Valuations are inflated. But that can stay that way for some time.

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