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Heady


HEADY, adjective hed'y. [See Head.] Rash; hasty; precipitate; violent; disposed to rush forward in an enterprise without thought or deliberation; hurried on by will or passion; ungovernable.

All the talent required, is to be heady to be violent on one side or the other.

1. Apt to affect the head; inflaming; intoxicating; strong; as spirituous liquors.

Champagne is a heady wine.

2. Violent; ; impetuous; as a heady current. [Not usual.]