Slang A fan of heavy metal music: "metalheads being hoisted aloft and hurled across the arena floor” ( Darrell Laurant). (noun)
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Use "metalhead" in a sentence
"I don't want to be recognized by the world as a "metalhead" because people throw that term around very loosely."
"This is the kind of metalhead Anvil's Steve "Lips" Kudlow is and will always be."
"Through the leadership of Princess Leia Organa (the female twin of Jedi hero Luke Skywalker) and the support of a ragtag crew of misfits namely: Captain Hans Solo, the hairy ape-like Chewbacca and metalhead droids R2D2 and C3PO; the Alliance were successful in creating anarchy throughout the galaxy in their bid to end the reign of Dark Lord Sidious and the Empire."