heady vs intoxicating what difference

what is difference between heady and intoxicating

English

Etymology

From Middle English hedi, hevedi, equivalent to head +‎ -y.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛdi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛdi

Adjective

heady (comparative headier, superlative headiest)

  1. Intoxicating or stupefying.
  2. Tending to upset the mind or senses.
  3. Exhilarating.
  4. Intellectual.
  5. Rash or impetuous.

Derived terms

  • headily
  • headiness

Translations

Anagrams

  • hayed


English

Adjective

intoxicating (comparative more intoxicating, superlative most intoxicating)

  1. (of a substance) Able to intoxicate; an intoxicant.
  2. (figuratively) Very exciting and stimulating, like alcohol or some other stimulant.

Translations

Verb

intoxicating

  1. present participle of intoxicate

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