- 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.
Origin of woozy
Related Words for woozygiddy, queasy, shaky, tipsy, puzzled, groggy, befuddled, bewildered, wobbly, dazed, unsteady, confused, dumbfounded, faint, hazy, light-headed, muddled, punch-drunk, punchy, staggering
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Contemporary Examples of woozy
My eyes were woozy as I woke up, and I saw these spindly, veiny legs in slippers and a nightgown.Bruce Dern’s Long, Strange Trip to Leading Man in Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’
November 13, 2013
Somewhere along the way he had likely started feeling bad—light-headed or woozy.The Final Run of Ultra-Marathoner Micah True
May 19, 2012
She tells of surrendering to the “woozy charms” of wine coolers and passing out drunk.The Bristol Date-Rape Question
June 23, 2011
Historical Examples of woozy
"I agree with you," said the Woozy, wagging his square head.
"We will have to go back, I suppose," said the Woozy, with a sigh.
The Woozy sat upon his square haunches to examine Hank with care.
The Magician wants me to get three hairs from the end of a Woozy's tail.
"They are my sole ornaments, my prettiest feature," said the Woozy, uneasily.
- dazed or confused
- experiencing dizziness, nausea, etc
Word Origin for woozy
1897, "muddled or dazed, as with drink," American English colloquial, variant of oozy "muddy," or an alteration of boozy.