Simple Definition of headword
: a word placed at the beginning of an entry in a dictionary, encyclopedia, etc.
Full Definition of headword
1 : a word or term placed at the beginning (as of a chapter or an entry in an encyclopedia)
2 : head 19
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Rhymes with headword
absurd, bean curd, begird, bellbird, blackbird, bluebird, boobird, buzzword, byword, catbird, catchword, cowbird, cowherd, crossword, cussword, engird, game bird, ghost word, goatherd, good word, guide word, jailbird, jaybird, key word, kingbird, last word, loanword, lovebird, lyrebird, my word, oilbird, password, potsherd, railbird, rainbird, redbird, reword, ricebird, seabird, Sigurd, shorebird, snakebird, snowbird, songbird, state bird, sunbird, surfbird, swearword, swineherd, textured, ungird, unheard, watchword, yardbird
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