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lightheaded

[lahyt-hed-id] /ˈlaɪtˈhɛd ɪd/
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
1530-1540
1530-40; light2 + head + -ed3
Related forms
lightheadedly, adverb
lightheadedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for light-headed

light-headed

adjective
1.
frivolous in disposition or behaviour
2.
giddy; feeling faint or slightly delirious
Derived Forms
light-headedly, adverb
light-headedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for light-headed
adj.

also lightheaded, "dizzy," 1530s; from light (adj.1) + head (n.). Related: Light-headedness.

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