headshot headshot

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a photograph of a person's head
  2. (n) an attempt to put the soccer ball into the net by using the head
  3. (n) a shot aimed at a person's head

Usage(s):

  1. For a $15 share of Brett Favre, you see his headshot and statistics, information that is available at, oh, about a million different sites on the web.
  2. It's really fun, especially when you find a good headshot of Bill O'Reilly and have access to a fake banana cream pie.
  3. I think Hemingway went with a headshot when he checked out.

News

  1. NY woman helps track suspect in dad's 1986 killing

    In this Nov. 19, 2011 publicity headshot provided by Franklyn Espinal shows singer/actress Joselyn Martinez. With perseverance, and $280, Martinez tracked down the man the man accused of murdering her
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

  2. Kings Point Elections Uncontested

    (Editor’s Note: As each village announces its candidates for office, in uncontested as well as contested elections, the Great Neck Record offers the opportunity for each candidate to submit a short bio, including qualifications as well as a headshot. These are the statements from the candidates in the Village of Kings Point.)
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Great Neck Record

Quotes

  1. "I don't know if it's a headshot or not, but I think it's more my responsibility to be aware of where everybody is on the ice," said Alfredsson, who said he was winded by the check, but wouldn't get into details of the injury.
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Daniel Alfredsson Source: Globe and Mail

  2. ...Experience Hendrix and Authentic Hendrix trademarks by Pitsicalis: "Protection of my brother's legacy and his unique gift is our family's highest priority. We've long used an iconic headshot and signature on products that we and our...
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Jimi Hendrix Source: Seattle Weekly

  3. "Lately, there have been several clean, hard body checks that aren't headshots, and guys have gotten injured and everyone wants to say, 'That's a headshot, that's a headshot.' A lot of these are clean body checks that aren't headshots, and...
    on Nov 9, 2009 By: Steve Yzerman Source: National Post

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