featherhead

[ feth-er-hed ]
/ ˈfɛð ərˌhɛd /

noun

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Origin of featherhead

First recorded in 1825–35; feather + head

OTHER WORDS FROM featherhead

feath·er·head·ed, adjective
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Example sentences 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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