Dazzle definition

dăzəl
To amaze, overwhelm, or bewilder with spectacular display.

A figure skater who dazzled the audience with virtuosic jumps.

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To confuse, surprise, or overpower as by a brilliant display or exceptional qualities.
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To overpower or dim the vision of with very bright light or moving lights.
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To arouse admiration by a brilliant display.
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Something that dazzles.
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To dazzle is defined as to impress or surprise someone with brightness or exceptional qualities, or something brilliantly exciting.

An example of dazzle is to confuse a person by taking a photo using a flash.

An example of dazzle is to be wildly entertaining as an actor in a play.

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To confuse the sight of by means of excessive brightness.

Dazzled by the headlights of the lorry, the deer stopped in the middle of the street.

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(figuratively) To render incapable of thinking clearly; to overwhelm with showiness or brilliance.

The delegates were dazzled by the originality of his arguments.

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(intransitive) To be overpowered by light; to be confused by excess of brightness.
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A light of dazzling brilliancy.
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(uncommon) A herd of zebra.
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To be overpowered by glare.
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To inspire admiration or wonder.
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To dim the vision of, especially to blind with intense light.
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To become blinded.
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The act of dazzling or the state of being dazzled.
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The act of dazzling.
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Origin of dazzle

  • Frequentative of daze

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary