pointy-headed
adjective see pointy-head

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pointy-headed — adjective INFORMAL very intelligent in a way that you find annoying: pointy headed intellectuals …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pointy-headed — pointy head, n. /poyn tee hed id/, adj. Slang (disparaging). 1. stupid; idiotic. 2. intellectual, esp. in a self important or impractical way. [1970 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pointy-headed — pointy head, n. /poyn tee hed id/, adj. Slang (disparaging). 1. stupid; idiotic. 2. intellectual, esp. in a self important or impractical way. [1970 75, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pointy-headed — adjective N. Amer. informal, chiefly derogatory expert or intellectual. Derivatives pointy head noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • pointy-head — ☆ pointy head [point′ē hed΄ ] n. Informal an intellectual regarded disparagingly, as being impractical, officious, pedantic, etc. pointy headed adj. * * * point·y head (poinʹtē hĕd ) n. Slang An intellectual.   pointʹy head ed adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • pointy-head — ☆ pointy head [point′ē hed΄ ] n. Informal an intellectual regarded disparagingly, as being impractical, officious, pedantic, etc. pointy headed adj …   English World dictionary

  • pointy-head — noun Date: 1968 usually disparaging intellectual • pointy headed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pointy-head — /ˈpɔɪnti hɛd/ (say poyntee hed) noun Colloquial (derogatory) an expert in some field, considered to be limited in broader understanding or vision; boffin; intellectual. –pointy headed, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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