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

Historical Examples of featherheaded

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

    The King of Schnorrers

    Israel Zangwill

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