chucklehead
noun Etymology: chuckle lumpish + head Date: 1748 blockheadchuckleheaded adjective

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  • chucklehead — n. (Slang) one who has a large head; dunce; numskull …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • chucklehead — noun (C) AmE informal a stupid person …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chucklehead — chuck•le•head [[t]ˈtʃʌk əlˌhɛd[/t]] n. Slang. sts a stupid or blundering person • Etymology: 1725–35; chuckle clumsy chuck′le•head ed, adj …   From formal English to slang

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