from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Anthropology Dolichocephalic.
  • adj. Foresighted; wise.

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  • adj. Having unusual foresight or sagacity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having unusual foresight or sagacity.
  • adj. having a relatively long head with a cephalic index of under 75. Opposite of brachycephalic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a long head; in ethnology, dolichocephalic.
  • Shrewd; far-seeing; discerning: as, a long-headed man.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a dolichocephalic head


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long +‎ headed


  • They are brown and black, curly and crisp-haired, short and tall, and longheaded.


  • Behind their enigmatic smiles, longheaded politicians look farther downfield than most.

    How Much Change Is Change?

  • The president is thoroughly unschooled in constitutional law and ill-equipped to recognize gifted and longheaded minds — for example, Chief Justice John Marshall and Associate Justices Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis D. Brandeis or Robert Jackson.

    Still More On Miers

  • Faucet rode a longheaded bay with work collar scars on its shoulders.

    Deuces Wild

  • The figure seated on a large boulder at the foot of a round tower was that of a broadshouldered deepchested stronglimbed frankeyed redhaired freelyfreckled shaggybearded widemouthed largenosed longheaded deepvoiced barekneed brawnyhanded hairylegged ruddyfaced sinewyarmed hero.


  • They were long-limbed, longheaded, with huge myopic eyes.

    The Dreamthief's Daughter

  • The Afghulis were indeed no fools, and they had a very watchful and longheaded warrior leading them, even if he were not the man the captain thought he was.

    Conan and The Mists of Door

  • A very longheaded captain, the one who led the enemy tonight.

    Conan and The Mists of Door

  • He was also a longheaded sort of man, in spite of his lack of years.

    Conan and The Gods of The Mountain

  • Aybas had long since realized that these hill folk were more longheaded than Count Syzambry realized.

    Conan the Relentless


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