verb (used with object), daz·zled, daz·zling.
verb (used without object), daz·zled, daz·zling.
Examples from the Web for dazzle
Movies are meant to dazzle, and American Hustle does just that.
There was a kinetic energy, a vibrancy that leapt off the screen that did, indeed, dazzle.
But it was too late, as critics and audiences had already written it off once the show failed to dazzle them from the outset.‘Sound of Music’ Star Laura Benanti Is About to Be One of Your Favorite Things|Kevin Fallon|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Would we really have preferred her to lie—to dazzle us all with her stiff-upper-lippiness?
Without Steve around to dazzle us, it gets easier to ask tougher questions.Mike Daisey Remembers Steve Jobs a Year After His Death|Mike Daisey|October 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the architecture and embellishments of the chamber, the evident design had been to dazzle and astound.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
Thus Lodovico Maria the crafty, to dazzle Charles the romantic, and to take the bull of impending invasion by the very horns.The Life of Cesare Borgia|Raphael Sabatini
A list of names to dazzle the public, but all having a weak point.Serge Panine, Complete|Georges Ohnet
"Mist" is induced by spells to cover and hide persons, as in Homer, and "glamour" is produced by spells to dazzle foemen's sight.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
But there is a glare and a grandeur about cases such as these, which may dazzle yet more than instruct.A Lamp to the Path|W. K. Tweedie
British Dictionary definitions for dazzle
Word Origin for dazzle
Word Origin and History for dazzle
late 15c., frequentative of Middle English dasen (see daze (v.)). Originally intransitive; the transitive sense is from 1530s. Related: Dazzled; dazzling.