Definition of nail-headed in English:


Pronunciation /ˈneɪlˌhɛdɪd/


  • 1 rare Of a character in a writing system or a stroke in painting: having the shape of a nail head. Compare "nail head".

  • 2Generally. Formed like a nail head; having a head like that of a nail.

  • 3 slang, rare Stupid; stubborn.


Early 19th century. From nail + headed, after nail head.