Definition of woozy in English:

woozy

adjective

informal
  • Unsteady, dizzy, or dazed.

    ‘I still felt woozy from all the pills’
    • ‘The surge of adrenaline made her woozy and weak.’
    • ‘Still a bit woozy, Brian rose unsteadily into a crouch.’
    • ‘He felt woozy and dizzy as usual in the morning, and he slowly rocked himself forward, and forced himself up.’
    • ‘She had put herself on a strict diet to fit into a new bathing suit, hadn't eaten all day, had a few drinks at a friends party, felt woozy and went to lie down.’
    • ‘All I had to do now was sleep for a while… and get rid of this dopey, woozy feeling so I could run.’
    • ‘A sense of vertigo washed over her, leaving a woozy feeling behind.’
    • ‘I stumbled around with tissues on my nose and feeling woozy.’
    • ‘Peter, meanwhile, is battling a 24-hour virus that makes him woozy even as he swings off to rescue Betty at the seasonally closed Coney Island.’
    • ‘After my third beer, I started feeling curiously light-headed and woozy.’
    • ‘He began to feel very woozy and weak and eventually went limp.’
    • ‘For one rather panicky hour before dinner I thought I'd lost it altogether, feeling woozy and slightly dizzy.’
    • ‘So that when your husband comes home, looks into your woozy eyes, and asks you what you've had to eat today, you can in all honesty tell him, ‘Some toast, I think,’ before you pass out.’
    • ‘My date, woozy from his first encounter with any sort of alcohol, wandered off about halfway through the first movie.’
    • ‘Regressing into a trance-like state as I threw myself back into the mindless world of typing numbers, I began to feel a little woozy at the monotony of it all.’
    • ‘The hospital released her with the tests proving inconclusive, and warned her to be careful if she was feeling slightly woozy or dizzy.’
    • ‘He felt lightheaded and woozy, and his stomach hurt.’
    • ‘I still feel woozy, but this is the first morning since Friday that my first instinct upon getting up wasn't to go lie back down.’
    • ‘As he was talking I started feeling woozy and my eyelids got heavy.’
    • ‘I'm a bit of a turkey when it comes to needles, and I'm lying there all locked into place with the coils and headphones, feeling woozy and faint.’
    • ‘He felt woozy and light headed now and was afraid it would show.’
    light-headed, dizzy, giddy, faint
    unsteady, groggy, wobbly, weak
    muzzy, dazed, confused
    dopey, not with it
    vertiginous
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Origin

Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

woozy

/ˈwuːzi/