head rush

noun
plural head rushes

Definition of head rush

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Head rush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20rush. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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