Definition of redhead in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrɛdhɛd


1A person with reddish hair.
More example sentences
  • Among those most at risk are people with light skin, hair and eyes, a combination frequent in redheads.
  • Brunettes, blondes and redheads adorned the covers in equal proportion, but all had long and luxurious tresses.
  • She was still smiling as she waited for the redhead and the brunette to leave.
2A North American diving duck with a reddish-brown head, related to and resembling the pochard.
  • Aythya americana, family Anatidae
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  • Cattail-thronged marshes here host canvasbacks, redheads, and swans, along with buffleheads, common golden-eyes, teals, and even some bald and golden eagles.
  • Canvasback, redhead, lesser scaup and ruddy are a few of the diver ducks.

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