giddy giddy  /ˈɡɪ di/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
  2. (adj) lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

Usage(s):

  • The actresses had come to raise money to fight domestic violence, but the cause seemed lost amid the event's giddy theatrics.

News

  1. Andrew Wiggins Soared For a Dunk While Cole Aldrich Watched, Not Wanting to Get Posterized [Video]

    Wiggins has Kansas fans more giddy than they usually are in June.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Big Lead

  2. 'Giddy Up' for a good cause

    Cancer Support Community Delaware presents “Giddy Up” on Thursday at the Cowboy Up Saloon in Dover, form 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Dover Post

  3. Review: Playboy Jazz Festival's good vibrations

    A giddy disregard for borders is in evidence at a festive event featuring the likes of Herbie Hancock, ELEW and the Brubeck Brothers Quartet. There was a moment at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday night when a question came to mind that felt a little like a Zen koan: If you hear a guitar solo but can't see a guitar, did the solo really happen?        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "I'm like a kid in a candy store here. Lots of good country snacks. I'm all excited and giddy," Walsh cracked.
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Kate Walsh Source: Forbes

  2. "For those of you who are feeling giddy or cocky or think this is all set, I just have two words for you: New Hampshire," Mr. Obama told top contributors during a fund-raising breakfast at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. "I've been in...
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  3. "It's a little crazy to be too giddy if you're 7-1 or 8-1 or too, too down if you're 0-7," Leyland said. "Was I surprised? Yeah, absolutely. I can't deny that. But it happened. There's a lot of games left."
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Jim Leyland Source: ESPN

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