headed

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adjective head·ed \ˈhe-dəd\

Definition of headed

  1. 1 :  having a head or a heading

  2. 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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Before 12th Century

First Known Use of headed

before 12th century


HEADED Defined for English Language Learners

headed

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adjective

Definition of headed for English Language Learners

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


HEADED Defined for Kids

headed

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adjective head·ed \ˈhe-dəd\

Definition of headed for Students

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



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