Definition of livelihead in English:

livelihead

noun

  • Liveliness; vivacity; = "livelihood". Now archaic and rare.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Lydgate (c1370–c1449), poet and prior of Hatfield Regis. From lively + -head. With sense 1 compare earlier liveliness and later livelihood, and also German Leiblichkeit bodily existence (Middle High German līplīcheit (in mystical writers)).

Pronunciation

livelihead

/ˈlʌɪvlihɛd/