Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a head with a flattened top.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a flat head or top.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And with it comes the image, endlessly reproduced in everything from horror movies to breakfast cereals, of a green-skinned, flat-headed, groaning, lumbering giant with bolts in his neck — a far cry from Mary Shelley's articulate Creature.

    In Popular Culture

  • In the Steven Spielberg movie, the flat-headed alien uses it to build his interplanetary communicator.

    Boing Boing

  • The English were amazed at the giant, flat-headed statues with their inscrutable sphinx-like faces and cylindrical ten-ton topknots of red stone balancing on their brows.

    Richard Bangs: Skullduggery on Easter Island (Part I of II)

  • But eBay is quite simply an arrogant, flat-headed predator.

    EBay-Craigslist Fight Is About Kijiji and Control, Complaint Shows - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • “Everyone is drooling over her,” reports Brooke, a horse trainer from New Jersey who bounces a flat-headed boy on her knee.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • While fruited trees crowned the top, embracing robust animals and thatched houses, below and around them wound an enormous, flat-headed dragon that flicked its tongue at one house while stretching its claws toward another.

    Raven Speak

  • The hotspot is also home to the Philippine flat-headed frog (Barbourula busuangensis, VU), one of the world's most primitive frog species.

    Biological diversity in the Philippines

  • Addressed to parents who have a baby with anencephaly, the letter shows a heart-rending drawing of a flat-headed child with no forehead, and offers this emotional support:

    Dr. Peter Breggin: Pregnant Mothers Should Not Take SSRI Antidepressants

  • The flat-headed snake is listed as threatened in Illinois, and occurs in both the Karstic Northern Ozarkian River Bluffs (72l) and the Southern Ozarkian River Bluffs (72g); it is found nowhere else in the state (Schwegman, 1973, p. 25; Illinois Natural History Survey, on-line resource).

    Ecoregions of Illinois (EPA)

  • The flat-headed snake is listed as threatened in Illinois, and occurs in both Ecoregions 72 and 72g; it is found nowhere else in the state (Schwegman, 1973, p. 25; Illinois Natural History Survey, on-line resource).

    Ecoregions of Illinois (EPA)

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