One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Like a maze; labyrinthine.‘the mazy old fishing quarter’
maze-like, winding, twisting, serpentine, meandering, wandering, rambling, sinuous, zigzagView synonyms
- ‘And with almost his first touch, he tested the rearguard with a mazy dribble to the edge of the box but he just didn't get his shot in quickly enough.’
- ‘Forced onto his right foot after a mazy solo run, the predominantly left-footed player saw his effort blocked.’
- ‘Crawlways run as straight as dark directional lines, meeting others in mazy routes that confuse even the most observant caver.’
- ‘Her enthusiasm and the accessible order of her mazy mind are infectious.’
- ‘Bidding for his fourth goal in five internationals, six minutes before the interval he picked up possession inside his own half before setting off on a glorious mazy run that had white shirts trailing in his wake.’
- ‘Managers and coaches accept mazy players who solo and hold the ball and over-embellish.’
- ‘Off he went on a mazy run leaving player after player behind him before lashing the ball to the net.’
- ‘He was impressive throughout, and a mazy run and shot which went narrowly wide almost brought him goal of the season.’
- ‘Dozens of early explorers met their deaths down there, baffled by the mazy, alien geography, plagued by hunger, thirst and insolent kangaroos.’
- ‘Even though he too often received static ball, he was able to make ground consistently and two mazy runs in particular led to home scores at crucial times.’
2Northern English Confused or dizzy.
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