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"dizzy" in British English

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dizzyadjective

uk   us   /ˈdɪz.i/
  • dizzy adjective (FEELING)

B2 feeling as if everything is ​turning around, and that you are not ​able to ​balance and may ​fall down: Going without ​sleep for a ​longtime makes me ​feel dizzy and ​light-headed. I ​felt dizzy withexcitement as I went up to ​collect the ​award.

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dizzily
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
in a dizzy way or a way that makes you ​feel dizzy: The ​skyscraperstowered dizzily above us.
(Definition of dizzy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dizzy" in American English

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dizzyadjective

 us   /ˈdɪz·i/
having or causing a ​feeling of ​spinning around and being ​unable to ​balance: She ​felt dizzy and ​needed to ​sit down. fig. In the ​computerindustry, ​change comes at a dizzy ​pace (= very ​fast).
dizziness
noun [U]  us   /ˈdɪz·i·nəs/
(Definition of dizzy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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