Definition of lightheadedly in US English:



  • See lightheaded

    • ‘After eight days and 120 miles of light-headedly walking on clouds, breathing became an unconscious and passive activity again.’
    • ‘Each of them had an evil spouse, who light-headedly squandered what the father had left.’
    • ‘Rising a bit light-headedly, he stepped up to his polished looking-glass and surveyed himself.’
    • ‘Poking a coconut out from the fringes of the bush, I tried light-headedly, halfheartedly really, to break it apart on a washed-up giant clamshell.’
    • ‘I rested my head on my hands and stared light-headedly at the floor, which was covered with a pale shingle of old coral fragments that some poor guy had hauled up the hill from the beach.’