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Definitions and Synonyms of light-headed | Another word for light-headed | What is light-headed?

Definition 1: lacking seriousness; given to frivolity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where light-headed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dizzy blonde
  • light-headed teenagers
  • silly giggles

Synonyms for light-headed in the sense of this definition

(light-headed is similar to ...) not serious in content or attitude or behavior

"a frivolous novel" "a frivolous remark" "a frivolous young woman"

Definition 2: weak and likely to lose consciousness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where light-headed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • suddenly felt faint from the pain
  • was sick and faint from hunger
  • felt light in the head
  • a swooning fit
  • light-headed with wine
  • light-headed from lack of sleep

Synonyms for light-headed in the sense of this definition

(light-headed is similar to ...) affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

"ill from the monotony of his suffering"

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