lightheaded

[ lahyt-hed-id ]
/ ˈlaɪtˈhɛd ɪd /

adjective

giddy, dizzy, or delirious: After two drinks Pat began to feel lightheaded.
having or showing a frivolous or volatile disposition; thoughtless: lightheaded persons.

Nearby words

  1. lighterage,
  2. lighterman,
  3. lightface,
  4. lightfast,
  5. lightfoot,
  6. lightheadedly,
  7. lighthearted,
  8. lightheartedly,
  9. lighthouse,
  10. lighthouse clock

Origin of lightheaded

First recorded in 1530–40; light2 + head + -ed3

Related formslight·head·ed·ly, adverblight·head·ed·ness, noun

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