Thickhead Thick"head`, n. 1. A thick-headed or stupid person. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of Australian singing birds of the genus {Pachycephala}. The males of some of the species are bright-colored. Some of the species are popularly called {thrushes}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • thickhead — [thik′hed΄] n. a stupid person; blockhead thickheaded adj. thickheadedness n …   English World dictionary

  • thickhead — Native Na tive (n[=a] t[i^]v), a. [F. natif, L. nativus, fr. nasci, p. p. natus. See {Nation}, and cf. {Na[ i]ve}, {Neif} a serf.] 1. Arising by birth; having an origin; born. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Anaximander s opinion is, that the gods are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thickhead — /thik hed /, n. 1. a stupid person; blockhead. 2. Also called whistler. any of several Old World birds of the genus Pachycephala, chiefly of various islands in the Pacific Ocean, related to the flycatchers, and having a melodious whistling call.… …   Universalium

  • thickhead — noun Date: 1797 a stupid person ; blockhead …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thickhead — noun someone stupid …   Wiktionary

  • Thickhead — stupid or slow person …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • thickhead — Australian Slang stupid or slow person …   English dialects glossary

  • thickhead — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A mentally dull person: blockhead, chump1, clod, dolt, dullard, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, numskull. Slang: dimwit, dumbbell, dumbo. See ABILITY …   English dictionary for students

  • thickhead — n. (Slang) stupid person; idiot …   English contemporary dictionary

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