Flathead

play
noun Flat·head \ˈflat-ˌhed\

Definition of Flathead

plural

Flatheads

or

Flathead

  1. 1 :  a member of any of several North American Indian peoples

  2. 2 :  an American Indian people of Montana

  3. 3 not capitalized :  any of a family (Platycephalidae) of mostly Australian and East Indian marine food fishes that resemble sculpins

First Known Use of flathead

1709


Flathead

play
geographical name Flat·head \ˈflat-ˌhed\

Definition of Flathead

  1. river 245 miles (394 kilometers) long in southeastern British Columbia and northwestern Montana flowing south through Flathead Lake (a reservoir in Montana) into the Clark Fork River


Learn More about flathead


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Flathead? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to state as an opinion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!