heady heady  /ˈhɛ di/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
  2. (adj) extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
  3. (adj) marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

Usage(s):

  1. It was heady, fine-sounding stuff on paper.
  2. Instead, theirs is a vigilance fueled by a heady mix of doubt, disbelief and hope.
  3. His ability to wow the front-row crowd with a heady blend of street style and historical reverence is unparalleled.

News

  1. Robert Pattinson Is The Man For Dior Homme

    Ooooh, do you smell that? Either someone just set off an olfactory sex bomb...or we're catching our very first whiff of the delicious, heady aroma of Robert Pattinson's first-ever celebrity endorsement deal. And yep, it's the latter! Months after rumors surfaced last fall that Rob would become the new face of Dior's fragrance for men, [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Export slowdown threatens emerging Asia's credit-fuelled boom

    By Stuart Grudgings KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A deepening slump in exports is sending tremors through Asia, threatening to undermine some booming emerging economies that have surged ahead in recent years on a heady combination of easy credit, buoyant consumer demand and strong domestic investment. Export growth throughout Asia has sagged in recent months, hit by slackening demand from the United ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Alex Burkat's 'Tarot' Video Looks Into the Past With A$AP Rocky, Le1f, Flying Lotus

    Alex Burkat trades in rich techno and heady house that's doesn't skimp on atmosphere or beat. His work is as club-ready as it is headphone-friendly, which makes it a perfect fit for Los Angeles' 100% Silk, a DIY dance label that functions like an old-school punk imprint...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. "It is a heady thing," Stevens said, for an eighth grader to be contacted directly by a coach and invited to join a high school sports team.
    on Jun 21, 2007 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "They were very aggressive," said Santana. "They swing right away and put the ball in play. They took advantage of those hits. After that it was a heady situation and they pulled me out of the game."
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Johan Santana Source: USA Today

  3. "We just talked about being solid on defense and smart on offense and getting through the game without injuries," Oregon coach Ernie Kent said. "Yet we wanted to play just as heady of a basketball game as we possibly can even though we were...
    on Dec 23, 2006 By: Ernie Kent Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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