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

Definition of redheaded

: having red hair or a red head

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Others were upset that Disney did not cast a redheaded actress. Rocky Baier, azcentral, "#NotMyAriel: Fans debate Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' casting choice," 4 July 2019 Jennifer J gives her redheaded clients a small vial of their hair color (at $45 a pop) to apply two weeks after their salon visit. Alanna Greco, Marie Claire, "How to Find the Best Red Hair Color for You," 2 Jan. 2016 Riverdale star Madelaine Petsch may not have been cast as the redheaded sleuth in the live-action version of Disney’s classic cartoon Kim Possible,, as some fans wanted to happen, but there are no hard feelings at all. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "Madelaine Petsch Encouraged "Kim Possible" Star Sadie Stanley Over DM," 14 Sep. 2018 The movie’s main character, Meg Murray, is described in the novel as a redheaded girl, but DuVernay cast African-American actress Storm Reid. Brian Flood, Fox News, "Oprah's ultra-PC ‘Wrinkle in Time’ stung with bad reviews as ‘cringeworthy’ $100M Disney movie could bomb, experts say," 8 Mar. 2018 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

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1565, in the meaning defined above

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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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