verb (used with object), daz·zled, daz·zling.
verb (used without object), daz·zled, daz·zling.
Origin of dazzle
Examples from the Web for dazzled
The self-styled ‘Art Criminal’ dazzled onlookers and made history when he tightrope walked between the WTC towers 40 years ago.Philippe Petit’s Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope|Anthony Haden-Guest|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Halle Berry won the same award in 2002 for Monster's Ball when she dazzled in a semi-sheer, maroon Elie Saab gown.
The following looks—everything from eveningwear to denim jeans—dripped and dazzled with embellishment.
Nine years ago he dazzled audiences with his $7,000 time-travel flick ‘Primer.’‘Upstream Color,’ Shane Carruth’s Sci-Fi Drama, Is the Year’s Craziest Film (So Far)|Marlow Stern|April 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It dazzled because it threatened to slip away at any moment.Jennifer Lopez’s Fashion Blunder at American Music Awards|Robin Givhan|November 21, 2011|DAILY BEAST
But, somehow, Jefferson Creede took the lead and rode with his eyes cast down, lest they should be dazzled by the vision.Hidden Water|Dane Coolidge
It was not long—even with her dazzled eyes, she was not more than a minute reading it.A Canadian Heroine|Mrs. Harry Coghill
Rose caught his breath, his blue eyes flashed to meet the other man's with dazzled and dazzling ardor.From the Car Behind|Eleanor M. Ingram
It is probable that Morelos was more than dazzled by the brilliancy of Napoleon's career.Mexico|Susan Hale
I think that by the keenness of the living ray which I endured, I should have been dazzled if my eyes had been averted from it.
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.