For the past week, political junkies throughout my home city of Chicago have been rubbing our hands in giddy anticipation.
Meanwhile, Rosemary is giddy at a kitchen “as large if not larger than the whole apartment in which they were living.”
His editor, Bill Kristol, responded to the news with a giddy email: "I look forward to working with her!"
The mood in Obamaland was "giddy" when McCain first announced Palin, although they grew more nervous after her initial popularity.
There was one giddy moment when I thought I should get up and give a rousing speech about the evils of credit default swaps.
It is repeated at every turn until the eyes are dazzled with it, and the head is giddy.
This boasted power of intellect—this giddy triumph of beauty—what do they do for you?
She was giddy with her triumph, dazzled by a vision of the gold which was soon to be hers.
But I could not speak; I could only gape, choking and giddy.
But he was then young and giddy, and the impression made was but slight.
Old English gidig, variant of gydig "insane, mad, stupid, possessed (by a spirit)," probably from Proto-Germanic *gud-iga-, from *gudam "god" + *-ig "possessed." Meaning "having a confused, swimming sensation" is from 1560s. Meaning "elated" is from 1540s. Related: Giddily; giddiness.