red·​head·​ed | \ˈred-ˌhe-dəd \

Definition of redheaded 

: having red hair or a red head

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As with the second movie, the redheaded star will once again be played by Ella Ballentine. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Anne of Green Gables' Is Getting Another Sequel — See the Just-Released Trailer," 10 Aug. 2018 Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton wore fabulous hats; Prince George and Princess Charlotte were the epitome of adorable; and Prince Harry looked like a walking, redheaded snack with that bright-blue tie. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "This Photo of Prince Louis Smiling at His Christening Is Just Delightful," 16 July 2018 My strongest guess is that as a big fan of Annie, I was drawn to this other redheaded orphan of the same name. Jenny J. Hart, Country Living, "I Hated Reading 'Anne of Green Gables'," 6 Dec. 2016 The real consciousness-raising kicks in when the men get a surprise visit from a redheaded stranger. Tony Adler, Chicago Reader, "The members of Support Group for Men don’t get eviscerated, but what does happen isn’t much more edifying," 2 July 2018 But in more recent years, the boyish, redheaded prince has become one of the most beloved members of the royal family. Jenny Gross, WSJ, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding Gives British Pageantry a Modern Glow," 19 May 2018 But the affair doesn't stay hidden for long: Nettles' character literally catches her husband and the redheaded Secretary Swift kissing and, like, intensely staring at each other in his office. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Taylor Swift Goes Full-On Mad Men in the Dramatic Video for 'Babe'," 10 June 2018 White Mystery is a pair of redheaded siblings — Alexandra and Francis Scott Key White — from Chicago who play rock ’n’ roll that’s as smoldering as their hair color. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Cam'ron, Destroyer, Pharoahe Monch," 16 Jan. 2018 The actress even teased the redheaded man about his resemblance to Ed Sheeran. Lydia Price,, "9 Totally Weird Royal Family Encounters We Still Can't Believe Actually Happened," 9 May 2018

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1565, in the meaning defined above

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red·​head·​ed | \ˈred-ˌhe-dəd \

Kids Definition of redheaded

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

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