mop-headed mop-headed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of trees) having a bushy top without a leader

Usage(s):

  1. Lance Reventlow, a handsome, mop-headed youth of 22, was born to money and scheduled for regular space in the Sunday supplements.
  2. One day in 1902 a mop-headed, bumptious, 22-year-old sculpture student from Manhattan's East Side collected $400 for illustrating a book by Hutchins Hapgood.
  3. Four years ago aging Pedagogue Hubay was delighted by the playing of a 13-year-old, mop-headed youngster fresh from the Budapest Conservatory, and decided to take him as a pupil.

News

  • Former Top Egyptian Militant Vows Peace, Warns Mubarak

    Abboud el-Zomor spent 30 years in Egyptian prisons in connection with the 1981 assassination of former President Anwar Sadat. On Thursday, he smiled as he carried a silver tray with long-stemmed glasses of 7 Up into his family’s living room in a run-down tower block in Giza. Two of his mop-headed grandchildren peered around corner from the hallway.
    on August 23, 2013     Source: Time.com via Yahoo! News

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