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  • v. Present participle of giddy.


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  • Rising to his feet and totally disregarding the knife which entered his side, he seized the slender-necked celestial by the head with both his hands — once — twice — his body whirled in giddying orbit round his head.


  • Through a giddying cast of characters and inventive physical comedy, Mark Chavez and Shenoah Allen tell the story of astronaut Ross Sparks as he travels back in time to find his explorer father and right a wrong.

    Edinburgh fringe comedy roundup

  • And perhaps pop's status as a futurist genre has been supplanted by the giddying, immersive realm of video games.

    Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to its Own Past by Simon Reynolds – review

  • He does songs, he does sonnets, he does standup and it's perhaps this, the giddying range that he displays (especially at such a tender age) that has blown audiences away.

    An Edinburgh comedy judge's diary: Bo and co show strength of 2010 shortlist

  • But first the Glazers, and now this? turns out nobody was supporting them from up in the heavens after all, though a few thousand were pretty close, if you count the upper tier of Old Trafford's giddying North Stand.

    Caught between Red Devils and the deeply irritating vuvuzelas

  • In a highly wrought, almost hallucinatory flashback, Peter remembers an adolescent holiday at a lakeside house and a visionary experience he had there, "a sea-swell of feeling, utterly unexpected, a sensation that starts in his bowels and fluoresces through his body, dizzying, giddying."

    Alan Hollinghurst On Michael Cunningham: The New York Review Of Books

  • He wanted the reader to share his extraordinary intimations; this generosity gave even his scholarly dissertations and diatribes a certain spaciousness, a giddying other dimension.

    More on Updike: His Own Elegies

  • Opacity, on which the regime had depended, appeared to have evaporated with giddying abruptness.

    Iran: The Tragedy & the Future

  • That was what I loved about sex with Lawrence—the glorious, giddying lightness of it.

    Little Bee

  • To our taste the doses of sugar in his dishes are giddying, and their mixture of sweet and savory seems an alien hodgepodge—the very thought of salted pike in yellow imperial sauce is emetic.



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