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red-headed Line breaks: red-headed

Definition of red-headed in English:


1(Of a person) having reddish-brown hair: a red-headed man
More example sentences
  • As you can probably see in my photographs, I definitely don't have blonde hair, I was red-headed.
  • Addison opens the door to see a tall red-headed girl with a blue plaid dress on and her hair up.
  • She's the one I was telling you about with the incredibly long brown hair, the one my red-headed friend likes?
1.1Used in names of birds, insects, and other animals with red heads, e.g. red-headed woodpecker.
Example sentences
  • We went driving in the country on Sunday afternoons to look for some of the birds that were special to us: bluebirds, goldfinches, pileated and red-headed woodpeckers, and, most thrilling of all, painted buntings.
  • The soldierly looking red-headed woodpeckers, in their striking black, red, and white uniform, were much in evidence.
  • Chickadees, tufted titmice, blue jays, cardinals, sparrows, juncos and red-headed woodpeckers all come to feast on the scrumptious mixture of seeds, nuts and cracked corn I put out for them.
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