Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having red hair, as a person.
  • Having a red head, as a bird: as, the red-headed woodpecker, Melanerpes erythrocephalus. See cut under Melanerpes.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of redheaded.

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Examples

  • Speaking of "other red-headed kid," can we take a moment to praise Nicki for getting right to the top of her crazy game?

    Mark Blankenship: Big Love Wife Watch!: Season 5, Ep. 1

  • You see, there are about 500 characters on this show, and we've got this really cool idea for another red-headed kid, and Second Teeny never really did anything except sell porn that one time and generally brat around. so we're just going to say she's "living with Sarah."

    Mark Blankenship: Big Love Wife Watch!: Season 5, Ep. 1

  • Compare this bird with the golden-fronted woodpecker that has yellow on the forehead and back of the neck; the red-headed woodpecker that has an all-red head and neck, and the ladder-backed woodpecker that has a black-and-white striped head.

    Mystery bird: red-bellied woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus

  • You see, there are about 500 characters on this show, and we've got this really cool idea for another red-headed kid, and Second Teeny never really did anything except sell porn that one time and generally brat around. so we're just going to say she's "living with Sarah."

    Mark Blankenship: Big Love Wife Watch!: Season 5, Ep. 1

  • Compare this bird with the red-headed woodpecker that has a black back, and large white patches on the wings, and the hairy and downy woodpeckers that have a long white stripe down the middle of the back.

    Mystery bird: red-bellied woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus

  • Compare this bird with the red-headed woodpecker that has a black back, and large white patches on the wings, and the hairy and downy woodpeckers that have a long white stripe down the middle of the back.

    Mystery bird: red-bellied woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus

  • Scanlon -- you know, the red-headed cop only a couple of blocks away an 'pipin' us off though not recognizin 'us.

    CHAPTER XI

  • "Eighth Street Bridge is the place," said a red-headed fellow belonging to Cheese-Face's Gang.

    Chapter 15

  • Compare this bird with the golden-fronted woodpecker that has yellow on the forehead and back of the neck; the red-headed woodpecker that has an all-red head and neck, and the ladder-backed woodpecker that has a black-and-white striped head.

    Mystery bird: red-bellied woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus

  • Speaking of "other red-headed kid," can we take a moment to praise Nicki for getting right to the top of her crazy game?

    Mark Blankenship: Big Love Wife Watch!: Season 5, Ep. 1

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