[ 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
Related formswooz·i·ly, adverbwooz·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wooziness
/ (ˈwuːzɪ) /
adjective woozier or wooziest informal
dazed or confused
experiencing dizziness, nausea, etc
Derived Formswoozily, adverbwooziness, noun
Word Origin for woozy
C19: perhaps from a blend of woolly + muzzy or dizzy
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