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dizzy

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪzi/

Translation of dizzy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-zier, -ziest)

  • 1.1 (giddy) [sensation] de mareo I had a dizzy spell me dio un mareo to feel dizzy estar* mareado it makes me dizzy just watching them solo de mirarlos me mareo
    Example sentences
    • The physician twirled the patient around so fast and long, at one point, that the patient became dizzy and lost her balance.
    • In July 1999 he began suffering dizzy spells, resulting in loss of balance, and painful headaches.
    • With a dizzy head and uncontrollable balance, she took a couple steps towards the kitchen, but she swayed back and forth.
    1.2 (causing dizziness) [speed] vertiginoso; [height] de vértigo inflation continued at a dizzy rate la inflación continuaba a un ritmo vertiginoso
    Example sentences
    • As Chrissy unpacked her bag, Ian knelt on the pillows and looked down at the dizzy drop to the rocks below.
    • South of that lies the corrie of the pap, Coire na Ciche, taking its name the great rock that gazes down into the dizzy depths below.
    1.3 (silly, scatterbrained) [colloquial/familiar] tarambana [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Karen played the dizzy girl who needed help with her bags and needing to be showed to her room.
    • But perhaps because I'm dark not blonde, such idiotic statements are thought of as one-offs rather than a sign of a naturally dizzy blonde brain.
    • They first met and became friends six years ago when she was playing Corrie's dizzy blonde barmaid Raquel and he was a top executive at Granada studios.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-zies, -ziing, -zied)

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