long-headed

or long·head·ed

[ lawng-hed-id, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˈhɛd ɪd, ˈlɒŋ- /
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adjective

Anthropology. dolichocephalic.
of great discernment or foresight; farseeing or shrewd.

Nearby words

  1. long-drawn-out,
  2. long-eared owl,
  3. long-faced,
  4. long-form,
  5. long-haul,
  6. long-horned beetle,
  7. long-horned grasshopper,
  8. long-jump,
  9. long-lasting,
  10. long-legged

Origin of long-headed

First recorded in 1690–1700

Related formslong-head·ed·ly, adverblong-head·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for long-headed

long-headed

adjective

astute; shrewd; sagacious
Derived Formslong-headedly, adverblong-headedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for long-headed

long-headed

adj.

"discerning," c.1700, from long (adj.) + head (n.).

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