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head

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countable and uncountable; heads

head (countable and uncountable; plural heads)

  1. (countable) The part of the body of an animal or human, or representation thereof, which contains the brain, mouth and main sense organs.
  2. (uncountable) Mental aptitude or talent.
    The company is looking for somebody with a good head for business.
    (uncountable) Mental or emotional control
    He has no head for heights.
  3. (countable) The topmost, foremost, leading or principal operative part of anything.
    What does it say on the head of the page?
    1. The end of a hammer, axe, or similar implement used for striking other objects.
    2. The blunt end of a nail, screw, tack, pin or similar fastener.
    3. The source of a river; the end where water flows into a lake
    4. The front of a queue
    5. (nautical) The top of a sail.
    6. The foam that forms on top of beer or other carbonated beverages.
    7. A drum head.
  4. (countable) Leader; chief; mastermind.
    I"d like to speak to the head of the department.
    Police arrested the head of the gang in a raid last night.
  5. A headmaster or headmistress.
  6. (usually in plural heads"") (nautical) The toilet of a ship.
  7. (countable) (slang) Heavy or habitual user of illicit drugs; as a crack head, a dope head.

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4 letters in word "head": A D E H.

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Words found within head:

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