[syn: foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Heady \Head"y\ (h[e^]d"[y^]), a. [From Head.]
1. Willful; rash; precipitate; hurried on by will or passion;
All the talent required is to be hot, to be heady,
-- to be violent on one side or the other. --Sir W.
2. Apt to affect the head; intoxicating; strong.
The liquor is too heady. --Dryden.
3. Violent; impetuous. "A heady currance." --Shak.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
91 Moby Thesaurus words for "heady":
agitating, astute, barmy, breathtaking, cagey, charged,
cliff-hanging, disobedient, disquieting, distracting, disturbing,
electric, exciting, exhilarating, foam-flecked, foamy, frothy,
galvanic, headstrong, heart-expanding, heart-stirring,
heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, impressive, inebriant,
inebriating, inebriative, inflammatory, insubordinate,
intoxicating, intoxicative, irresponsible, jarring, jolting,
lathery, lawless, licentious, maddening, mind-blowing, moving,
mutinous, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming,
perspicacious, perturbing, piquant, provocative, provoking,
rampant, ravishing, reinless, sagacious, savvy, self-willed,
soapsuddy, soapsudsy, soapy, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring,
spumose, spumous, spumy, stimulating, stimulative, stirring,
striking, suddy, sudsy, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing,
telling, thrilling, thrilly, troubling, unaccountable, unbridled,
unchecked, uncontrolled, uncurbed, undisciplined, ungoverned,
unreined, unrestrained, unsettling, upsetting, wildcat, willful,