Gearhead definition

gîrhĕd
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One who is knowledgeable or enthusiastic about the equipment and functioning of mechanical devices, especially automobiles.
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(informal) An enthusiast for new technology, or for motoring.
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A mechanical device used to increase the torque of gears.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gearhead
Plural:
gearheads

Origin of gearhead

  • gear +"Ž -head

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