Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. feeble; languid; inclined to faint

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Feeble; languid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Faint; feeble; languid; exhausted.

Etymologies

faint +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Right up until I went all woozy and fainty and found myself at work, head between my knees, crying.

    Schrodinger's Mom

  • I get sick if I don't eat every three hours and I feel fainty multiple times a day.

    Pregnancy. Sucks.

  • This week I've gone back to my usual diet of high carbs and chocolate, and I've been feeling really fainty.

    Pass The Smelling Salts

  • Even in my state of fainty delirium I noticed that the first book had been renamed "and the Sorcerer's Stone" instead of "and the Philosopher's Stone" for the US readership.

    Half moon.

  • Often, I will emerge feeling slightly blanched, a little bit red, and mostly a bit fainty.

    That old weekend thing.

  • And then even if I have eaten, I go to do something like clean my room and I feel like I do when I get low blood sugar, you know, all weak and shakey and fainty.

    18th May '03

  • Thank you so much Laura-Ann for your email and your concern about Neil * hugs* I am slightly less worried now, well, I still think his company sucks, but I am slightly less worried about his dizzy fainty episodes, because actually I think he had a virus.

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • No wonder the lady felt fainty like; fear for a sweetheart, yer see.

    Punch Among the Planets

  • "'Twas hearin 'so suddint like as made me come over fainty."

    Lying Prophets

  • Gimme somethin 't'ate, mother; I be hungry an' fainty like wi 'gwaine tu far.

    Lying Prophets

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