heady

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head·y

 (hĕd′ē)
adj. head·i·er, head·i·est
1.
a. Intoxicating or stupefying: heady liqueur.
b. Tending to upset the mind or the balance of senses: standing on a heady outcrop of rock.
c. Serving to exhilarate: the heady news of triumph.
2.
a. Impetuous and rash: a heady outburst of anger.
b. Domineering; overbearing: too heady to reason with.
3. Swift and violent; headlong: a heady current.
4. Showing intelligence and good judgment; prudent: heady tactics.
5. Suffering from a headache: a heady, throbbing feeling.

head′i·ly adv.
head′i·ness n.
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heady

(ˈhɛdɪ)
adj, headier or headiest
1. (of alcoholic drink) intoxicating
2. strongly affecting the mind or senses; extremely exciting
3. rash; impetuous
ˈheadily adv
ˈheadiness n
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head•y

(ˈhɛd i)

adj. head•i•er, head•i•est.
1. giddy; dizzy: heady with the triumph.
2. affecting the mind or senses greatly; intoxicating: heady perfume.
3. exciting; exhilarating: the heady news of victory.
4. rashly impetuous.
[1350–1400]
head′i•ly, adv.
head′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heady - marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
prudent - careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
2.heady - extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
3.heady - 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"
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
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heady

adjective
1. exciting, thrilling, stimulating, exhilarating, overwhelming, intoxicating in the heady days just after their marriage
2. intoxicating, strong, potent, inebriating, spirituous The wine is a heady blend of claret and aromatic herbs.
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Translations

heady

[ˈhedɪ] ADJ (headier (compar) (headiest (superl)))
1. (= intoxicating) [wine] → que se sube a la cabeza, cabezón; [scent] → embriagador
a heady brew (fig) → una mezcla embriagadora
2. (= exhilarating) [days, experience] → excitante, emocionante; [atmosphere] → excitante, embriagador
to feel headysentirse emocionado
the heady heights of sthlas vertiginosas alturas de algo
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heady

[ˈhɛdi] adj
[atmosphere, experience] → grisant(e)
[mixture, drink] → enivrant(e)
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heady

adj (+er)
wine, scent, mixture, speed, atmosphere, sensation, successberauschend; experienceaufregend; the air is heady with scent/spicesein berauschender Duft/der berauschende Duft von Gewürzen hängt in der Luft; to feel headyberauscht sein; the heady heights of the Premier Leaguedie schwindelerregenden Höhen der Bundesliga; to be heady with successim Erfolgsrausch sein; heady with victorysiegestrunken; heady stuff (fig inf)eine aufregende Sache
(= impetuous)unbesonnen, impulsiv
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heady

[ˈhɛdɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (wine, scent, success) → inebriante; (atmosphere) → euforico/a
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