Meaning of “dizzy” in the English Dictionary

"dizzy" in English

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uk /ˈdɪz.i/ 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 long time makes me feel dizzy and light-headed.
I felt dizzy with excitement as I went up to collect the award.

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adverb uk /ˈdɪz.əl.i/ us /ˈdɪz.əl.i/

in a dizzy way or a way that makes you feel dizzy:

The skyscrapers towered 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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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 computer industry, change comes at a dizzy pace (= very fast).
noun [ U ] us /ˈdɪz·i·nəs/

(Definition of “dizzy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)