[ woo-zee, woo z-ee ]
/ ˈwu zi, ˈwʊz i /
adjective, wooz·i·er, wooz·i·est.
stupidly confused; muddled: woozy from a blow on the head.
physically out of sorts, as with dizziness, faintness, or slight nausea: He felt woozy after the flu.
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Origin of woozy
1895–1900, Americanism; perhaps short for boozy-woozy, rhyming compound based on boozy
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/ (ˈwuːzɪ) /
adjective woozier or wooziest informal
dazed or confused
experiencing dizziness, nausea, etc
Word Origin for woozy
C19: perhaps from a blend of woolly + muzzy or dizzy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
1897, "muddled or dazed, as with drink," American English colloquial, variant of oozy "muddy," or an alteration of boozy.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper