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red·head

 (rĕd′hĕd′)
n.
1. A person with red hair.
2. A North American duck (Aythya americana), the male of which has a gray back and wings, a red head, and a black breast.

redhead

(ˈrɛdˌhɛd)
n
1. a person with red hair
2. (Animals) a diving duck, Aythya americana, of North America, the male of which has a grey-and-black body and a reddish-brown head

red•head

(ˈrɛdˌhɛd)

n.
1. a person with red hair.
2. a North American diving duck, Aythya americana, the male of which has a chestnut-red head.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redhead - someone who has red hairredhead - someone who has red hair    
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.redhead - North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown headredhead - North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Aythya, genus Aythya - canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.
3.redhead - black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neckredhead - black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck
peckerwood, woodpecker, pecker - bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
genus Melanerpes, Melanerpes - a genus of Picidae
Translations
ذو شَعْرٍ أحْمَرشَعْرُ أَحْمَر
zrzekzrzka
rødhåret person
punapää
crvenokos
vörös
rauîhærîur maîur
赤毛
머리털이 붉은 사람
ryšavec
rdečelasec
rödhårig person
คนที่มีผมสีแดง
kızıl saçlıkızıl saçlı kimse
người có tóc đỏ

redhead

[ˈredhed] Npelirrojo/a m/f

redhead

[ˈrɛdhɛd] nroux (rousse)m/fred-headed [ˌrɛdˈhɛdɪd] adjroux(rousse)red herring n
that's a red herring → c'est pour brouiller les pistesred-hot [ˌrɛdˈhɒt] adj
[iron, metal] → brûlant(e), chauffé(e) au rouge; [lava, stone, coals] → incandescent(e)
(= too hot to touch) [radiator] → brûlant(e)
(= excellent) [performance, lover] → extraordinaire; [competition] → passionnant(e)
the red-hot favourite → le grand favori(la)(e)(te)
(= latest) [news, information] → de dernière minuteredial button [ˈriːdaɪəlbʌtən] ntouche f bisredial facility [ˈriːdaɪəlfəsɪlɪti] nrappel m du dernier numéro composéRed Indian n (offensive)Peau-Rouge mf

redhead

[ˈrɛdˌhɛd] n (person with red hair) → rosso/a

red

(red) noun, adjective
1. (of) the colour of blood. a red car/dress / cheeks; red cheeks; a red car/dress / cheeks; Her eyes were red with crying.
2. (of hair or fur) (of) a colour which varies between a golden brown and a deep reddish-brown.
3. (a) communist. Red China; A lot of his university friends are Reds.
the Red Army
the army of the former USSR.
ˈredden verb
1. to make or become red or redder. to redden the lips with lipstick.
2. to blush. She reddened as she realized her mistake.
ˈreddish adjective
slightly red. reddish hair.
ˈredness noun
ˈredcurrant noun
a type of garden bush grown for its small red fruit.
ˈredhead noun
a person with red hair.
red herring
1. something that leads people away from the main point in a discussion.
2. a false clue or line of enquiry.
ˌred-ˈhot adjective
(of metal etc) so hot that it is glowing red. red-hot steel; This iron is red-hot.
Red Indian
a North American Indian.
red-letter day
a day which will always be remembered because of something especially good that happened on it.
red tape
annoying and unnecessary rules and regulations.
be in the red
to be in debt.
catch red-handed
to find (a person) in the act of doing wrong. The police caught the thief red-handed.
see red
to become angry. When he started criticizing my work, I really saw red.

redhead

شَعْرُ أَحْمَر zrzek rødhåret person Rothaariger κοκκινομάλλης pelirrojo punapää roux crvenokos rosso 赤毛 머리털이 붉은 사람 roodharige rødtopp rudzielec ruivo рыжий rödhårig person คนที่มีผมสีแดง kızıl saçlı người có tóc đỏ 红发的人
References in classic literature ?
Nice toasts these Redheads will be drinking, wherever we buy it.
Redhead led, with a black-haired young man at his shoulder, and it was plain that the race lay between these two.
REDHEADS get a hard time and lots of abuse for having red hair and pale, sensitive skin.
For waterfowlers, one the most intriguing sections is the salty piece of land near Port Aransas in the Lone Star State just north of Corpus Christi, where photographer Chip Laughton encountered un-Texas-like weather and staggering numbers of pintails and redheads while joining friends who have hunted our of Seadrift, Texas, for many years.
v=Ylt_p2zzONw) video , "The Chemistry of Redheads," the American Chemical Society explains redheads get their hair color and pale skin due to a genetic variant that causes their cells to produce reddish pheomelanin - a type of melanin.
He received the MOGO (Music of Ginger Origin) award from another redhead, Englishman Barry Singleton, who came up with the idea of awarding redheads who had distinguished musical careers.
This year, festival organisers greeted hundreds of redheads along with friends and relatives, and they included entrants from as far away as Atlanta, in Georgia, California and Frankfurt.
Organiser Joleen Cronin said numbers were up on the 2,500 redheads who turned out for last year's parade .
I studied in Honolulu, which has a big international college population and even there I only saw a handful of redheads.
One suggests that having red hair was considered sexually attractive with redheads having more children than non-redheads.
According to Eupedia, a website that investigates European ancestry and genetics, Ireland has the highest per capita percentage of redheads in the world.
It was the second annual Redhead Day UK, which was created to 'give a sense of community to redheads'.