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Definition of "heady" []

  • Intoxicating or stupefying: heady liqueur. (adjective)
  • Tending to upset the mind or the balance of senses: standing on a heady outcrop of rock. (adjective)
  • Serving to exhilarate: the heady news of triumph. (adjective)
  • Impetuous and rash: a heady outburst of anger. (adjective)
  • Domineering; overbearing: too heady to reason with. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "heady" in a sentence
  • "Once he heard that, he seemed to lose interest in Swindon Usain Bolt's ex-lover Gemma Jones recalls their heady days together"
  • "The end result recalls the heady absurdism of Richard Lester's "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) spiked with Eastern antagonisms."
  • "He recalls the heady days of their early relationship: "Our minds moved fast and at that point in sync.""