1. having a heading or course.
  2. shaped or grown into a head.
  3. 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.

Origin of headed

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at head, -ed3
Related formsun·head·ed, adjectivewell-head·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for well-headed

Historical Examples of well-headed

  • I prefer two-year-old, well-headed trees, set thirty by thirty.

    The Apple


British Dictionary definitions for well-headed


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