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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _gidi_, _gydi_ (“foolish”), from Old English _gydiġ_ (“possessed by a spirit or demon, mad, insane”), from Proto-Germanic _*gudīgaz_ (“ghostly, spirited”), equivalent to _god_ +‎ _-y_.

From Middle English gidi, gydi (foolish), from Old English gydiġ (possessed by a spirit or demon, mad, insane), from Proto-Germanic *gudīgaz (ghostly, spirited), equivalent to god +‎ -y.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (US) IPA(key): /ɡɪdi/ * Rhymes: -ɪdi

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɡɪdi/
  • Rhymes: -ɪdi

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

GIDDY (_comparative_ GIDDIER, _superlative_ GIDDIEST) * Dizzy, feeling dizzy or unsteady and as if about to fall down. _The man became giddy upon standing up so fast._ * Causing dizziness: causing dizziness or a feeling of unsteadiness. _They climbed to a giddy height._ * Lightheartedly silly, or joyfully elated. The boy was giddy when he opened his birthday presents. * (archaic) Frivolous, impulsive, inconsistent, changeable. * 1599, William Shakespeare, _Much Ado About Nothing_, Act 5 Scene 4 In brief, since I do purpose to marry, I will think nothing to any purpose that the world can say against it; and therefore never flout at me for what I have said against it, for man is a GIDDY thing, and this is my conclusion. * 1784, William Cowper, _Tirocinium; or, A Review of Schools_ Young heads are GIDDY and young hearts are warm, And make mistakes for manhood to reform. TRANSLATIONS SYNONYMS * dizzy DERIVED TERMS * giddiness SEE ALSO * vertiginous

giddy (comparative giddier, superlative giddiest)

  1. Dizzy, feeling dizzy or unsteady and as if about to fall down.
    The man became giddy upon standing up so fast.
  2. Causing dizziness: causing dizziness or a feeling of unsteadiness.
    They climbed to a giddy height.
  3. Lightheartedly silly, or joyfully elated.
    The boy was giddy when he opened his birthday presents.
  4. (archaic) Frivolous, impulsive, inconsistent, changeable.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

GIDDY (_third-person singular simple present_ GIDDIES, _present participle_ GIDDYING, _simple past and past participle_ GIDDIED) * (obsolete, transitive) To make dizzy or unsteady. * To reel; to whirl. (Can we find and add a quotation of Chapman to this entry?)

giddy (third-person singular simple present giddies, present participle giddying, simple past and past participle giddied)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To make dizzy or unsteady.
  2. To reel; to whirl.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chapman to this entry?)

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