AskDefine | Define heady

Dictionary Definition

heady adj : extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic [syn: intoxicating] [also: headiest, headier]

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  1. intoxicating or stupefying
    • The cocktail was a heady mixture of spirits
  2. tending to upset the mind or senses
    • We looked out from a heady outcrop of rock
  3. exhilarating
    • The rock concert was a heady mixture of their greatest hits
  4. intellectual
    • Keirkegaard is rather heady reading for a high school student.

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Extensive Definition

Heady is a surname, and may refer to:

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