[ spey-see ]
/ ˈspeɪ si /
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adjective, spac·i·er, spac·i·est.Informal.
dazed, out of touch with reality, or easily confused; spaced-out: The younger character was spacey and prone to making mistakes.
characterized by an ethereal or dreamlike quality, or evoking a feeling reminiscent of the altered state experienced under the influence of narcotic drugs: He uses lots of effects that give the music an eerie, spacey feel.
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British Dictionary definitions for spacey (1 of 2)
/ (ˈspeɪsɪ) /
adjective spacier or spaciest
slang vague and dreamy, as if under the influence of drugs
Word Origin for spacey
C20: space + -ey
British Dictionary definitions for spacey (2 of 2)
/ (ˈspeɪsɪ) /
Kevin, original name Kevin Spacey Fowler . born 1959, US actor; films include Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), The Usual Suspects (1995), American Beauty (1999), which earned him an Academy Award, The Shipping News (2001), and Beyond the Sea (2004); artistic director of Old Vic Theatre Company, London, from 2003
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