[ big-hed, -hed ]
/ ˈbɪgˈhɛd, -ˌhɛd /
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
OTHER WORDS FROM bigheadbig·head·ed, adjectivebig·head·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bighead
/ (ˈbɪɡˌhɛd) /
informal a conceited person
US and Canadian informal conceit; egotism
- an abnormal bulging or increase in the size of an animal's skull, as from osteomalacia
- any of various diseases of sheep characterized by swelling of the head, esp any caused by infection with Clostridium bacteria
Derived forms of bigheadbigheaded, adjectivebigheadedly, adverbbigheadedness, noun
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