verb (used with object), daz·zled, daz·zling.
verb (used without object), daz·zled, daz·zling.
Origin of dazzle
Synonyms for dazzle
Related Words for dazzleblind, fascinate, overwhelm, impress, excite, hypnotize, astonish, daze, blur, surprise, awe, glitz, overpower, bedazzle, stupefy, overawe, razzle-dazzle
Examples from the Web for dazzle
Contemporary Examples of 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
December 4, 2013
Would we really have preferred her to lie—to dazzle us all with her stiff-upper-lippiness?Give Ann Romney a Break
March 6, 2013
Without Steve around to dazzle us, it gets easier to ask tougher questions.Mike Daisey Remembers Steve Jobs a Year After His Death
October 5, 2012
Historical Examples of dazzle
I will dazzle her senses with all the attractions that the globe of earth has to boast.Imogen
I now require this of all pictures, that they domesticate me, not that they dazzle me.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
His fierce assumption of knowledge seemed to dazzle and daze the Spaniard.Captain Blood
On this occasion Beatrice dressed to dazzle and intimidate one of her own sex.The Gorgeous Girl
He knew me to be poor, and yet saw clearly that wealth did not dazzle me.Sir Jasper Carew
Charles James Lever
Word Origin for dazzle
late 15c., frequentative of Middle English dasen (see daze (v.)). Originally intransitive; the transitive sense is from 1530s. Related: Dazzled; dazzling.