-head

-head1
suffix equivalent to -hood.
Origin
ME -hed, -hede.
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-head2
combining form
1》 denoting the head or end of a specified thing: spearhead.
2》 in nouns used informally to express disparagement of a person: airhead.
3》 in nouns used informally to denote an addict of a specified drug: crackhead.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.


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