Definition of loggerheads noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈlɒɡəhedz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːɡərhedz//
, NAmE//ˈlɑːɡerhedz//
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Word Originlate 16th cent. (originally referring to a foolish person): from dialect logger ‘block of wood for hobbling a horse’ + head.Idioms
at loggerheads (with somebody) (over something)
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in strong disagreement The two governments are still at loggerheads over the island.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: loggerheads