- a headline in exceptionally large type.Compare screamer(def 4).
Origin of scarehead
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Examples from the Web for scarehead
You can imagine what the yellow journals would do with a scarehead like that.
I don't know what they are; but I did a scarehead about them for the Sunday fashion page, last week.The Dominant Strain
Anna Chapin Ray