Definition of “dazzle” - English Dictionary


“dazzle” in English

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uk /ˈdæz.əl/ us /ˈdæz.əl/

C2 [ T ] If light dazzles you, it makes you unable to see for a short time:

I was dazzled by the sunlight.

C2 [ T usually passive ] If you are dazzled by someone or something, you think they are extremely good and exciting:

I was dazzled by his charm and good looks.

(Definition of “dazzle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“dazzle” in American English

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dazzleverb [ T ]

us /ˈdæz·əl/

to cause someone to feel strong admiration of something or someone:

He was dazzled by Rome’s architectural treasures.

A person or animal dazzled by a light cannot see because the light is too bright to look at.

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