|2.||red headed step-child|
Derives its meaning from the idea that;
1. Red heads are to be avoided
2. That step children are to be avoided.
So the idea of the both combined is doubly hateful
"beat him like a red headed step-child"
|1.||red headed step-child|
someone that is beaten every day by their father that is always high as balls.
a teacher see's a student after class because she had seen the bruises. she ask's him what happened and he said im a red headed step-child.