scaphocephalic love


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

  • adj. Having an abnormally long narrow skull.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or affected with scaphocephaly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or affected with, scaphocephaly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Boat-shaped: applied to a skull deformed from the premature union of the sagittal suture, whereby the transverse growth is prevented, with an increase in the vertical and longitudinal directions.


Greek skaphē, boat + -cephalic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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  • Not to be confused with caprocephalic, meaning having a long, narrow, omnivorous, goat-shaped skull.

    March 11, 2009

  • I think most of my friends are like this. Except Albert, whose skull resembles a three-rig cattletruck, and Louisa, who describes herself as a globe artichoke.

    March 10, 2009

  • Having a long, narrow (boat-shaped) skull.

    March 10, 2009