adjective see dunderhead

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dunderheaded — dunderhead ► NOUN informal ▪ a stupid person. DERIVATIVES dunderheaded adjective. ORIGIN perhaps from obsolete Scots dunder, dunner «resounding noise» …   English terms dictionary

  • dunderheaded — See dunderhead. * * * …   Universalium

  • dunderheaded — adjective stupid, foolish See Also: dunderhead …   Wiktionary

  • dunderheaded — dɪd adj. thickheaded, stupid, slow witted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dunderheaded — dun·der·head·ed …   English syllables

  • dunderheaded — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dunderhead — dunderheaded, adj. dunderheadedness, n. /dun deuhr hed /, n. a dunce; blockhead; numbskull. Also called dunderpate /dun deuhr payt /. [1615 25; appar. < D dunder(kop) numbskull (dunder THUNDER + kop head) + HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • dunderhead — noun Etymology: perhaps from Dutch donder thunder + English head; akin to Old High German thonar thunder more at thunder Date: circa 1625 dunce, blockhead • dunderheaded adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • blockheaded — Synonyms and related words: beetleheaded, blockish, blunderheaded, boneheaded, cabbageheaded, chowderheaded, chuckleheaded, clodpated, dumbheaded, dunderheaded, fatheaded, jolterheaded, joltheaded, knuckleheaded, lunkheaded, muttonheaded,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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