[hwahyt-hed-id, wahyt-]


having fair or flaxen hair.
being especially favored; fair-haired: He's the company's white-headed boy.

Origin of white-headed

First recorded in 1515–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for white-headed

blond, towheaded, blue-eyed, white-headed

Examples from the Web for white-headed

Historical Examples of white-headed

  • But, here's white-headed Bob, My prime minister; he shall unravel the job.

    The English Spy

    Bernard Blackmantle

  • In Madras a white-headed babbler nestling was once brought to me.

  • One and all of them were familiar with the voice of the white-headed eagle!

  • It was from a tall, white-headed, red-faced man whom they met upon the moor.

    Sir Nigel

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • There he stood before them white-headed, ebony-faced, gigantic, imperturbable.

    The Yellow God

    H. Rider Haggard