redhead

noun red·head \ ˈred-ˌhed \
Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of redhead

1 : a person having red hair
2 : a North American duck (Aythya americana) resembling the related canvasback but having a shorter bill with a black tip and in the male a brighter reddish head

Examples of redhead in a Sentence

  1. Her brothers are both redheads.

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First Known Use of redhead

1664

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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REDHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of redhead for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has red hair


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noun red·head \ ˈred-ˌhed \

Definition of redhead for Students

: a person having reddish hair


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