Definition of heady
2a : tending to intoxicate or make giddy or elated heady wine being in such distinguished company was a heady experienceb : giddy, exhilarated heady with his successc : rich a heady sauce a heady varietyd : impressive a man of heady accomplishments
headilyplay \ˈhe-də-lē\ adverb
headinessplay \ˈhe-dē-nəs\ noun
Examples of heady in a Sentence
The plane soared to heady heights.
They were heady with their newfound success.
Recent Examples of heady from the Web
Walls' Thoreau is a heady and pensive philosopher-naturalist and writer.
The Manhattan Project was forged in the heady days of a shooting war that Americans believed needed a swift and decisive resolution.
There’s Madison, the ever-loyal sidekick to her father, who at 15 is a heady mix of hormones, rage and hubris.
Kennard logged heavy minutes for the Blue Devils and developed a reputation as a scrappy and heady player on both sides of the ball.
Admittedly, Cognac isn't exactly a street drink, and Hennessy is no six-pack of suds or hip flask of whiskey, yet behind the heady notes of pear, bananas, and butterscotch, there's a hint of contrarian.
Gramm feels a strong point for Foreigner during those heady times was its ability to entertain on the road.
The cinematic craft of this film is heady and intoxicating, a fever dream.
Arms more than deserves to reach the same heady heights of celebrity.
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First Known Use of heady
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Definition of heady for English Language Learners
: causing feelings of excitement or dizziness : having a powerful effect on your senses
: very excited and happy
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