co·​head | \ ˌkō-ˈhed How to pronounce cohead (audio) \
variants: or co-head
plural coheads or co-heads

Definition of cohead

: a director or leader who shares responsibilities with one or more other people After fourteen years as cohead of Sotheby's American paintings department, Meilman left in 1984 …— Anne E. Berman

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cohead or co-head transitive verb coheaded or co-headed; coheading or co-heading
She co-headed the project with her father.

Examples of cohead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the Foo Camp session, Stanford Law School’s Nate Persily, cohead of Social Science One, said that after 20 months of negotiations, Facebook was finally releasing the data to researchers. Steven Levy, Wired, "The Social Network Becomes a Social Science Subject," 14 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of cohead

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Cohead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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