adjective, head·i·er, head·i·est.
Origin of heady
Examples from the Web for heady
The excitement was so heady that soon musicians were standing two and three deep at the bar of the Five Spot nearly every night.
Aside from oil, Russia has two great exports: brilliant, heady novelists and captivating dashboard camera videos.
These scenes bring out a strange lightheartedness you would not expect going into a film with such a heady synopsis.'Rosewater' Review: Jon Stewart's Clumsy but Earnest Directorial Debut|Alex Suskind|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though I was physically exhausted, my mind was filled with the heady, mysterious events of the day.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The last six years have often been heady for someone who cares about progressive political movements.Progressive-palooza: On Obama, Occupy, and Moral Monday|Jedediah Purdy|July 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man of a strong, heady temperament, like Villon, is very differently tempted.Familiar Studies of Men and Books|Robert Louis Stevenson
All of which filled Jacqueline with a new and heady sense of power.Kildares of Storm|Eleanor Mercein Kelly
Meeting a stranger, someone with a different viewpoint, was a stimulating and heady as a glass of sparkling wine.The Lost Wagon|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Here was not the heady, thoughtless boy to whom she had talked the other day.The Shepherd of the North|Richard Aumerle Maher
It had a heady quality, or was that merely the close presence of Nadine herself?Frigid Fracas|Dallas McCord Reynolds