headily
adverb see heady

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Headily — Head i*ly (h[e^]d [i^]*l[y^]), adv. In a heady or rash manner; hastily; rashly; obstinately. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • headily — [hed′ l ē] adv. in a heady manner * * * See heady. * * * …   Universalium

  • headily — [hed′ l ē] adv. in a heady manner …   English World dictionary

  • headily — heady ► ADJECTIVE (headier, headiest) 1) (of alcohol) potent; intoxicating. 2) having a strong or exhilarating effect. DERIVATIVES headily adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • headily — adverb In a heady manner …   Wiktionary

  • headily — adv. precipitously, rashly, impetuously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • headily — head·i·ly …   English syllables

  • headily — ˈhedəlē, əli, də̇l adverb Etymology: Middle English hedylyche, from hedy heady + lyche, liche ly 1. : rashly, headlong 2. : so as to cause exhilaration or dizziness …   Useful english dictionary

  • heady — headily, adv. headiness, n. /hed ee/, adj., headier, headiest. 1. intoxicating: a heady wine. 2. affecting the mind or senses greatly: heady perfume. 3. exciting; exhilarating: the heady news of victory. 4. rashly impetuous: heady conduct …   Universalium

  • heady — adjective (headier; est) Date: 14th century 1. a. willful, rash < heady opinions > b. violent, impetuous 2. a. tending to intoxicate or make giddy or elated < heady wine > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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