headed

[ hed-id ]
/ ˈhɛd ɪd /
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adjective

having a heading or course.
shaped or grown into a head.
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.

Nearby words

  1. headcam,
  2. headcase,
  3. headcheese,
  4. headcloth,
  5. headdress,
  6. header,
  7. header bond,
  8. headfast,
  9. headfirst,
  10. headfish

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

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

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British Dictionary definitions for well-headed

headed

/ (ˈhɛdɪd) /

adjective

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