giddy
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
giddy(
gih
-
di
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (dizzy)
a. mareado
Sam felt giddy when he got off the roller coaster.Sam se sintió mareado al bajar de la montaña rusa.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I felt giddy when I peered over the balcony to the streets 30 stories below.Me dio vértigo cuando me asomé por el balcón a la calle que estaba 30 pisos más abajo.
Thinking about all of the work ahead of me to prepare for the trip makes me giddy.Pensar en todo el trabajo que me queda por hacer para prepararme para el viaje me marea.
2. (causing dizzyness)
a. vertiginoso
After being nominated for an acting award, he's enjoying the giddy heights of stardom.Después de ser nominado para un premio de actuación, está disfrutando de las alturas vertiginosas del estrellato.
3. (silly)
a. atolondrado
Rebecca is somewhat giddy but well-meaning.Rebecca es algo atolondrada pero bienintencionada.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to confuse)
a. producir vértigo a
Charlotte was giddied by the social whirl into which her new romance had thrown her.A Charlotte le producía vértigo el torbellino social al que su nuevo romance la había arratrado.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
giddy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (dizzy)
a.
to be giddyestar mareado(a)
giddy heightsalturas fpl, cumbre f
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
giddy [ˈɡɪdɪ]
adjective
giddier (comparative)giddiest (superlative) (dizzy) mareado; (causing dizziness) [+height, speed] vertiginoso; (of character) atolondrado; ligero de cascos
to feel giddy sentirse mareado; it makes me giddy me marea; me da vértigo
giddy [ˈɡɪdɪ]
interjection
giddy up! (to horse) ¡arre!
I took hold of the reins and said `Giddy-up" and headed for the highway
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Phrases with "giddy"
Here are the most popular phrases with "giddy." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
giddy up
arre
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning