Definitions

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  • adj. dazed

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I’ll have to play with the iRiver concoction again, but the last time I tried it, I recorded my end with the iRiver and used Hijack to record the Skype end, and my end sounded weird (swimmy, is the best description I can think if for it).

    Show #15 Delayed : The Kick-Ass Mystic Ninjas

  • Over the 12,000 miles I've had these tires, road noise has increased very slightly, but the slightly mushy or "swimmy" feeling has actually decreased.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • Kind of swimmy in the head and a little bit ferswoonish in the gut.

    How does it feel? «

  • Liz puts everything out of her mind and focuses on the numbers, the addition and subtraction of measurements, division by two, and then the tight swimmy scent of adhesive filling her head.

    Intersomnolence

  • I did not notice him at first he was wearing a great black curly wig, but then that swimmy, giddy feeling came over me when I recognised the long line of his back and the supple tilt of his head.

    Exit the Actress

  • At Cochon, the award-winning restaurant in Orleans Parish, co-owners Stephen Stryjewski and Donald Link see showcasing the region's swimmy spoils as a no-brainer.

    Redfish with Black-Eyed-Pea Ragout and Mushrooms

  • If his condition is temporary, a Southerner might call him swimmy-headed, meaning dizzy.

    How to Speak American

  • But her head is loose and swimmy on the stem of her neck, her limbs slow and heavy.

    Boys and Girls Like You and Me

  • I shook my head—I must have been swimmy from the fall and remembered it wrong.

    Elixir

  • My head was still a little swimmy, and something was nagging at me.

    Elixir

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