LONG HEADED

long-headed

[lawng-hed-id, long-]
adjective
1.
Anthropology, dolichocephalic.
2.
of great discernment or foresight; farseeing or shrewd.
Also, longheaded.


Origin:
1690–1700

long-headedly, adverb
long-headedness, noun
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long-headed
 
adj
astute; shrewd; sagacious
 
long-'headedly
 
adv
 
long-'headedness
 
n

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long-headed
"discerning," c.1700, from long (adj.) + head.
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