light headed

lightheaded

[lahyt-hed-id]
adjective
1.
giddy, dizzy, or delirious: After two drinks Pat began to feel lightheaded.
2.
having or showing a frivolous or volatile disposition; thoughtless: lightheaded persons.

Origin:
1530–40; light2 + head + -ed3

lightheadedly, adverb
lightheadedness, noun
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lightheaded

adjective
1. weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep" [syn: faint
2. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles" [syn: airheaded
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