head rush

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of head rush

plural head rushes
informal : a sudden lightheaded or dizzy feeling
  • Instead, Mom sticks her head in. "You have a guest," she says, beaming. I sit up so quickly I get a head rush.
  • —Wendy Mass
also : a sudden feeling of intense pleasure or euphoria
  • You've got a head rush you're so excited and started drafting your acceptance speech for the trophy ceremony …
  • —Sara Musgrove

First Known Use of head rush

1977

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