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n. Slang
A fan of heavy metal music: "metalheads being hoisted aloft and hurled across the arena floor" (Darrell Laurant).


(Music, other) informal a fan of heavy metal music


(ˈmɛt lˌhɛd)
Slang. a fan of heavy metal music.
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Noun1.metalhead - a fan of heavy metal music
buff, devotee, lover, fan - an ardent follower and admirer
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