Spearhead - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the leading military unit in an attack
- the head and sharpened point of a spear (syn: spear-point, spearpoint)
Her book was the spearhead of the clean water movement.
America is the spearhead of superindustrialism
The spearhead of the operation will be handled by ourselves
the troops who spearheaded the rescue mission
The group became the spearhead of the labor union movement.
He was urged to spearhead an anti-smoking campaign.
She spearheaded the effort to find a cure for the disease
present participle: spearheading
past tense: spearheaded
past participle: spearheaded