Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

springhead

[spring-hed] /ˈsprɪŋˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a spring or fountainhead from which a stream flows.
2.
the source of something:
the springhead of desire.
Origin of springhead
1545-1555
First recorded in 1545-55; spring + head
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for springhead
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for springhead

springhead

/ˈsprɪŋˌhɛd/
noun
1.
the source of a stream; spring
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for springhead

Word Value for springhead

0
19
Scrabble Words With Friends