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[hed-ee] /ˈhɛd i/

adjective, headier, headiest.
a heady wine.
affecting the mind or senses greatly:
heady perfume.
exciting; exhilarating:
the heady news of victory.
rashly impetuous:
heady conduct.
violent; destructive:
heady winds.
clever; shrewd:
a heady scheme to win the election.
adjective headier, headiest
(of alcoholic drink) intoxicating
strongly affecting the mind or senses; extremely exciting
rash; impetuous

late 14c., “headstrong, hasty, impetuous,” from head (n.) + adj. suffix -y (2). First recorded 1570s in sense of “apt to go to the head.”


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