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English Dictionary: heady by the DICT Development Group
2 results for heady
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
    Synonym(s): judicious, wise, heady
  2. extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    Synonym(s): heady, intoxicating
  3. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"
    Synonym(s): foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Heady \Head"y\, a. [From {Head}.]
      1. Willful; rash; precipitate; hurried on by will or passion;
                     All the talent required is to be hot, to be heady,
                     -- to be violent on one side or the other. --Sir W.
      2. Apt to affect the head; intoxicating; strong.
                     The liquor is too heady.                     --Dryden.
      3. Violent; impetuous. [bd]A heady currance.[b8] --Shak.
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