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*(big) head

a hangover. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) Oh, man, that booze gave me a big head! Tom has a head this morning and won't be coming into work.

(a) head

 and per head
[for] a person; [for] an individual. How much do you charge per head for dinner? It costs four dollars a head.


1. n. a headache. Music that loud gives me a head.
2. and a head n. a hangover. (Always with a in this sense.) How do you get rid of a head so you can go to work?
3. n. a toilet; a restroom. (Originally nautical. Usually with the.) Ralph is in the head. He’ll be back in a minute.
4. n. a member of the drug culture; a hippie or a person who drops out of mainstream society because of drug use. (From the 1960s and 1970s.) You still see a few heads around, even today.
5. n. a smart person; an intellectual person. I’m no head, but I am sure you made a mistake in your addition.
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GVA per head takes economic output - including wages, business profits, rental income and taxes on production - and divides them by the number of people living in an area.
The Country and Regional Analysis for 2014, published by HM Treasury, shows expenditure on public services in Wales stood at PS9,904 per head - 11% higher than the UK average.
The 10 areas with the highest number of poor children have seen their spending power per head drop by an average of PS308.
In 2013 London had the highest GDHI per head, where the average person had PS22,516 available to save or spend.
The poorest borough in England, Tower Hamlets in London, has had its budget cut by PS348 per head since the Coalition came to power.
The target of 50% taking up tertiary education means that the PS44,000 student loan debt can be expressed as PS22,000 per head of population meaning that when added to the PS25,000 the average minimum debt per head of population is PS47,000.
86 per head of the population while leafy affluent Conservative-run Windsor had cuts of just PS14.
The government has pointed out that even after its cuts, poorer areas will still have more funding per head.
He later went on to state that in 2009-10 the spend per head was PS283.
LONDON transport investment per head is double that in the West Midlands, new analysis has revealed in the Treasury's 2013 Country and Regional Analysis.
The citizens are being charged double entry fee as they have first to pay park entry fee per head at exorbitant rate and in the same breath they are charged entry fee at the rate of Rs 60 per head in the name of bird ivory.
But, the survey revealed, one town in Britain spends four times the national average - 62 pence per head - on erotic accessories.
Costs of free meds now equivalent to pounds 188 per GP patient WALES has the highest number of prescription items per head in the UK, new figures have shown.
New research from Mintel Global Market Navigator (GMN) reveals that the Germans are the biggest ice cream lovers in Europe, spending an average of [pounds sterling]19 per head on the treat each year.