scarehead

noun
scare·​head | \ ˈsker-ˌhed How to pronounce scarehead (audio) \

Definition of scarehead

: a big, sensational, or alarming newspaper headline

First Known Use of scarehead

1887, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about scarehead

Statistics for scarehead

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for scarehead

The first known use of scarehead was in 1887

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on scarehead

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with scarehead

Comments on scarehead

What made you want to look up scarehead? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an act or instance of editing or removing

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!