There are 2 main definitions of -head in English:

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-head 1

Pronunciation: /hɛd/

Origin

Middle English -hed, -hede.

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There are 2 main definitions of -head in English:

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-head 2

Pronunciation: /hɛd/

combiningForm

1Denoting the front, forward, or upper part or end of a specified thing: spearhead masthead
2Forming informal nouns expressing disparagement of a person: airhead dumbhead
3Forming informal nouns denoting an addict or habitual user of a specified drug: crackhead
3.1Forming informal nouns denoting an enthusiast of a particular thing: he’s a total soccer-head
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