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English definition of “light-headed”

light-headed

adjective     /ˌlaɪtˈhed.ɪd/
If you feel light-headed, you feel weak and as if you are going to lose your balance: She'd had a couple of glasses of champagne and was starting to feel light-headed.Headaches and dizziness
(Definition of light-headed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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