A redhead is a person with red hair. Although sometimes it looks more like orange, “orangehead” isnt a thing. Many natural redheads have pale skin that burns easily in the sun and light-colored eyes. The word redhead has been used to mean someone with red hair since at least the 13th century.
Is it rude to say redhead?
Yes, use of the term ginger is offensive. As a natural redhead, I am highly offended at the use of the word ginger, freck (referring to freckles), red, carrot top, ranga or any other term that people may come up with to refer to us. Verbal abuse is never ok .
Why do they call it redhead?
But really, why do we call them redheads and not orangeheads? The term redhead likely comes from the simple need to refer to redheads in English before orange used was to describe the color. In other words, humans were describing redheads before they were describing anything as being the color orange.
Whats a redhead girl?
A redhead is person, especially a woman, whose hair is a colour that is between red and brown.