redheaded

adjective
red·​head·​ed | \ ˈred-ˌhe-dəd How to pronounce redheaded (audio) \

Definition of redheaded

: having red hair or a red head

Examples of redheaded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the end of the night, Patricia liked a redheaded, curly-haired rhythm guitarist who looked a whole lot older than us and seemed nervous and itchy during the audition. Longreads, "Violence Girl," 10 Aug. 2020 In the photo, a redheaded Rihanna is watching McCartney adjust her one-sleeve black lace gown as Hutton takes a drag of her cigarette. Hanna Flanagan, PEOPLE.com, "Alexa Chung Shares Epic 2011 Met Gala Throwback Bathroom Pic of Rihanna, Salma Hayek and More Stars," 16 Apr. 2020 At some point over the past decade or so, the phone call became the redheaded stepchild of communication. Katherine Bindley, WSJ, "Call Me Anytime…No, Really, We’re All Answering the Phone Again," 27 Mar. 2020 The little redheaded girl had been reported missing on Wednesday afternoon, several miles west of Auburn University. NBC News, "Alabama girl, 4, missing for nearly two days, found safe," 27 Mar. 2020 Without getting nerdy about it, Batwoman is not Batgirl, that feisty, redheaded ancillary to the Batmans and Robins of yore. Hank Stuever, Houston Chronicle, "CW does wrong by Batwoman and Nancy Drew," 4 Oct. 2019 Without getting nerdy about it, Batwoman is not Batgirl, that feisty, redheaded ancillary to the Batmans and Robins of yore. Hank Stuever, Houston Chronicle, "CW does wrong by Batwoman and Nancy Drew," 4 Oct. 2019 Without getting nerdy about it, Batwoman is not Batgirl, that feisty, redheaded ancillary to the Batmans and Robins of yore. Hank Stuever, Houston Chronicle, "CW does wrong by Batwoman and Nancy Drew," 4 Oct. 2019 Without getting nerdy about it, Batwoman is not Batgirl, that feisty, redheaded ancillary to the Batmans and Robins of yore. Hank Stuever, Houston Chronicle, "CW does wrong by Batwoman and Nancy Drew," 4 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of redheaded

1565, in the meaning defined above

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“Redheaded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redheaded. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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redheaded

adjective
red·​head·​ed | \ ˈred-ˌhe-dəd How to pronounce redheaded (audio) \

Kids Definition of redheaded

: having reddish hair or a red head a redheaded girl redheaded birds

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