featherhead

[ feth-er-hed ]
/ ˈfɛð ərˌhɛd /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. featherbone,
  2. featherbrain,
  3. feathercut,
  4. feathered,
  5. featheredge,
  6. feathering,
  7. featherlight,
  8. feathers,
  9. featherstitch,
  10. featherweight

Origin of featherhead

First recorded in 1825–35; feather + head

Related formsfeath·er·head·ed, adjective

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Examples from the Web for featherheaded

  • Alice Krim, a featherheaded little blonde, eyed Kenniston admiringly.

  • Prayers were the avenue to breakfast, and to pamper her featherheaded mother in repetitions was to put back the meal.

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