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
- ‘Off he went on a mazy run leaving player after player behind him before lashing the ball to the net.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Managers and coaches accept mazy players who solo and hold the ball and over-embellish.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Forced onto his right foot after a mazy solo run, the predominantly left-footed player saw his effort blocked.’
- ‘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.’
2Northern English Confused or dizzy.
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