mop-headed


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Adj.1.mop-headed - (of trees) having a bushy top without a leader; "mop-headed cabbage palms"
branchy - having many branches; "a branchy tree trunk"
References in classic literature ?
That was attended to by a snuffy and mop-headed, inconceivably dirty, and weirdly toothless Dutch ship-keeper, who could hardly speak three words of English, but who must have had some considerable knowledge of the language, since he managed invariably to interpret in the contrary sense everything that was said to him.
Jones was a slender, mop-headed, man-grown, truculent flame of an individual who seemed to go out of his way to insult his passengers.
There was that about the mop-headed young man which invited confidences.
But, while he was away drowning his sorrows, his mop-headed teenage son was being stabbed in a row over a girl outside a takeaway chicken restaurant across town.
Davies went to town as his mop-headed ex-Middlesbrough team-mate Ray Parlour and all the players wore replica jerseys.
This stunning F1 hybrid geranium packs a punch - huge mop-headed flowers in bright scarlet that will make heads turn in your garden.
The star revealed a picture of himself as a mop-headed teenager wearing a Superman T-shirt while performing his debut concert.
Miss Saori is a mop-headed hydrangea that flowers on first-year wood.
There has not been enough serious study on mass adolescent reactions to explain the impact of these four mop-headed British youths.
She complained again, also mentioning that co-workers kept mop-headed dolls hanging from nooses in their offices.