Giddy-head
Giddy-head Gid"dy-head`, n. A person without thought fulness, prudence, or judgment. [Colloq.] --Burton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Giddy — Gid dy, a. [Compar. {Giddier}; superl. {Giddiest}.] [OE. gidi mad, silly, AS. gidig, of unknown origin, cf. Norw. gidda to shake, tremble.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having in the head a sensation of whirling or reeling about; having lost the power of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • giddy — giddy, dizzy, vertiginous, swimming, dazzled are comparable when meaning affected by or producing a sensation of being whirled about or around and consequently confused. Giddy and dizzy are often used interchangeably with one another but giddy is …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Giddy-headed — Gid dy head ed, a. Thoughtless; unsteady. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn the head of — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rattle-head — n. Chatterer, prater, gabbler, rattle pate (colloq.), giddy talker …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • turn the head — Infatuate, make giddy, make insane, make wild, overthrow the judgment of …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Giddier — Giddy Gid dy, a. [Compar. {Giddier}; superl. {Giddiest}.] [OE. gidi mad, silly, AS. gidig, of unknown origin, cf. Norw. gidda to shake, tremble.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having in the head a sensation of whirling or reeling about; having lost the power …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Giddiest — Giddy Gid dy, a. [Compar. {Giddier}; superl. {Giddiest}.] [OE. gidi mad, silly, AS. gidig, of unknown origin, cf. Norw. gidda to shake, tremble.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having in the head a sensation of whirling or reeling about; having lost the power …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heady — head•y [[t]ˈhɛd i[/t]] adj. head•i•er, head•i•est 1) giddy; dizzy: heady with the triumph[/ex] 2) affecting the mind or senses greatly; intoxicating: heady perfume[/ex] 3) exciting; exhilarating: the heady news of victory[/ex] 4) rashly impetuous …   From formal English to slang

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