headed

[ hed-id ]
/ ˈhɛd ɪd /

adjective

having a heading or course.
shaped or grown into a head.
having the mentality, personality, emotional control, or quality specified, or possessing a specified number of heads (usually used in combination): a slow-headed student; a two-headed monster.

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Origin of headed

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at head, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM headed

un·head·ed, adjectivewell-head·ed, adjective

Definition for headed (2 of 2)

Origin of head

before 900; Middle English he(v)ed, Old English hēafod; cognate with Old High German houbit, Gothic haubith; akin to Old English hafud- (in hafudland headland), Old Norse hǫfuth, Latin caput (see capital1)

OTHER WORDS FROM head

head·like, adjectivemul·ti·head, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for headed (1 of 3)

headed
/ (ˈhɛdɪd) /

adjective

  1. having a head or heads
  2. (in combination)two-headed; bullet-headed
having a headingheaded notepaper
(in combination) having a mind or intellect as specifiedthickheaded

British Dictionary definitions for headed (2 of 3)

Head
/ (hɛd) /

noun

Edith. 1907–81, US dress designer: won many Oscars for her Hollywood film costume designs

British Dictionary definitions for headed (3 of 3)

head
/ (hɛd) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of head

headlike, adjective

Word Origin for head

Old English hēafod; related to Old Norse haufuth, Old Frisian hāved, Old Saxon hōbid, Old High German houbit
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Medical definitions for headed

head
[ hĕd ]

n.

The uppermost or forwardmost part of the human body, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
The analogous part of various vertebrate and invertebrate animals.
The pus-containing tip of an abscess, boil, or pimple.
The rounded proximal end of a long bone.
The end of a muscle that is attached to the less movable part of the skeleton.
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Idioms and Phrases with headed

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