[ shawrt-hed ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˌhɛd /
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a brachycephalic person.
a head with a cephalic index of 81 or over.
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OTHER WORDS FROM shortheadshortheaded, adjective
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How to use shorthead in a sentence
It was a race for the points, and the man aboard the inspection car won by a short head.The Hero of Panama|F. S. Brereton
The bride was ten minutes late, and we beat her by a short head.Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates
In a few minutes, however, he proceeded to take the Shasta out, and drove her hard all that night into a short head-sea.Thrice Armed|Harold Bindloss
It stopped on seeing us approach, and turned its round short head, with deeply sunk eyes and a large nose, to look at us.On the Banks of the Amazon|W.H.G. Kingston
Rupture of the biceps of the arm may involve the long or the short head, or the belly of the muscle.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for shorthead
horse racing a distance shorter than the length of a horse's head
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