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adj. wooz·i·er, wooz·i·est
1. Dazed or confused.
2. Dizzy or queasy.
[Possibly from alteration of boozy, drunken, from booze.]
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adj, woozier or wooziest
1. dazed or confused
2. (Pathology) experiencing dizziness, nausea, etc
[C19: perhaps from a blend of woolly + muzzy or dizzy]
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wooz•y(ˈwu zi, ˈwʊz i)
adj. wooz•i•er, wooz•i•est.
1. stupidly confused; muddled.
2. physically unsettled, as with dizziness, faintness, or slight nausea.
[1895–1900, Amer.; perhaps short for boozy-woozy]
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|Adj.||1.||woozy - having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling; "had a dizzy spell"; "a dizzy pinnacle"; "had a headache and felt giddy"; "a giddy precipice"; "feeling woozy from the blow on his head"; "a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff"|
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adjective dizzy, confused, rocky (informal), bemused, dazed, wobbly, nauseated, unsteady, tipsy, befuddled The fumes made us feel a bit woozy.
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woozy[ˈwuːzɪ] ADJ (woozier (compar) (wooziest (superl))) → mareado
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woozy[ˈwuːzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → stordito/a, intontito/a
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woozyadj (fam) mareado, drogado
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