headed

adjective head·ed \ ˈhe-dəd \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of headed

1 : having a head or a heading
2 : having a head or heads of a specified kind or number used in combination
  • became light-headed from the fever
  • a roundheaded screw

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First Known Use of headed

before 12th century


HEADED Defined for English Language Learners

headed

Definition of headed for English Language Learners

  • : having a head or heads of a specified type or number


HEADED Defined for Kids

headed

adjective head·ed \ ˈhe-dəd \

Definition of headed for Students

: having such a head or so many heads
  • bald-headed
  • a two-headed ax


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