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heady (adj.)

late 14c., "headstrong, hasty, impetuous," from head (n.) + adj. suffix -y (2). First recorded 1570s in sense of "apt to go to the head." Related: Headily; headiness.

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Definitions of heady from WordNet

heady (adj.)
marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters;
Synonyms: judicious / wise
heady (adj.)
extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic;
Synonyms: intoxicating
heady (adj.)
marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay;
Synonyms: foolhardy / rash / reckless
From wordnet.princeton.edu