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Meaning of HEADY

Pronunciation:  'hedee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
 

HEADY is a 5 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: exciting, intoxicating
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Head"y\, a. [From {Head}.]
1. Willful; rash; precipitate; hurried on by will or passion;
   ungovernable.

         All the talent required is to be hot, to be heady,
         -- to be violent on one side or the other. --Sir W.
                                               Temple.

2. Apt to affect the head; intoxicating; strong.

         The liquor is too heady.              --Dryden.

3. Violent; impetuous. ``A heady currance.'' --Shak.

 
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