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1Having a long head; dolichocephalic.
- ‘For a long-headed animal, build up the head with crumpled papier-mâché strips on a cardboard tube.’
- ‘Fortunately for rice farmers, the long-headed locust doesn't swarm.’
- ‘Anthropologists have long and solemnly argued the relative braininess of long-headed v. roundheaded men.’
- ‘The next wave of immigration was by a long-headed race with a taller structure, sharp nose and prominent chin, known as Dravidians.’
2dated Having or showing foresight and good judgment.wise, sensible, prudent, politic, shrewd, astute, canny, sagacious, common-sense, commonsensical, sound, well advised, well judged, well thought out, considered, thoughtful, perceptive, discerning, clear-sighted, insightful, far-sighted, percipient, discriminating, informed, intelligent, clever, enlightened, logical, rationalView synonyms
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