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Definitions for heady
ˈhɛd iheady

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. judicious, wise, headyadjective

    marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

    "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"

  2. heady, intoxicatingadjective

    extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic

  3. foolhardy, heady, rash, recklessadjective

    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"


  1. headyadjective

    intoxicating or stupefying

    Etymology: From hedi, hevedi, equivalent to .

  2. headyadjective

    tending to upset the mind or senses

    Etymology: From hedi, hevedi, equivalent to .

  3. headyadjective


    Etymology: From hedi, hevedi, equivalent to .

  4. headyadjective


    Etymology: From hedi, hevedi, equivalent to .

  5. headyadjective

    rash or impetuous

    Etymology: From hedi, hevedi, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Headyadjective

    willful; rash; precipitate; hurried on by will or passion; ungovernable

    Etymology: [From Head.]

  2. Headyadjective

    apt to affect the head; intoxicating; strong

    Etymology: [From Head.]

  3. Headyadjective

    violent; impetuous

    Etymology: [From Head.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heady in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heady in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of heady in a Sentence

  1. Alisa Wells:

    Now the real beginnings of the 'freedom' which we have discussed for many years--and a heady freedom it is, coming after so many years of reaching outward for it--to finally discover all I had to do was reach inward, and it was there waiting all the time for me

  2. Stephanie Grisham:

    I do believe he gave voice to a lot of people who did feel forgotten, but I think that many of us, Stephanie Grisham included, got into that White House, and got heady with power, we didn't think about serving the country anymore, it was about surviving.

  3. Howard Keel:

    Success can be harder to take than failure in a lot of ways. It brings with it a responsibility. You have to learn that all the highs don't last forever. For every high, there's a corresponding low. It's why young kids often go to pieces. When they get so popular they can't go out of their hotel rooms, that's when they turn to drugs. Success can be very dangerous, very heady.

  4. Pete Buttigieg:

    It's heady, and it has happened very quickly.

  5. Colette:

    There are days when solitude, for someone my age, is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.

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    an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    • A. disturb
    • B. jeopardize
    • C. doom
    • D. observe

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