headwork

[ hed-wurk ]
/ ˈhɛdˌwɜrk /

noun

mental labor; thought.

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Nearby words

  1. headwaters,
  2. headway,
  3. headwear,
  4. headwind,
  5. headword,
  6. heady,
  7. heal,
  8. heal-all,
  9. healee,
  10. healer

Origin of headwork

First recorded in 1830–40; head + work

Related formshead·work·er, nounhead·work·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for headwork

headwork

/ (ˈhɛdˌwɜːk) /

noun

mental work
the ornamentation of the keystone of an arch
Derived Formsheadworker, noun

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