spearhead: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (spēr'hed"), [key]
— n.
  1. the sharp-pointed head that forms the piercing end of a spear.
  2. any person, contingent, or force that leads an attack, undertaking, etc.
  1. to act as a spearhead for: She spearheaded the drive for new members.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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