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featherhead

[feth -er-hed] /ˈfɛð ərˌhɛd/
noun
Origin of featherhead
1825-1835
1825-35; feather + head
Related forms
featherheaded, adjective
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  • Prayers were the avenue to breakfast, and to pamper her featherheaded mother in repetitions was to put back the meal.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • Alice Krim, a featherheaded little blonde, eyed Kenniston admiringly.

Slang definitions & phrases for featherheaded

featherheaded

adjective

Empty-headed; silly: The Color Purple speaks to the heart, and no featherheaded translation is needed (1647+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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