lunkhead
noun Etymology: probably alteration of lump + head Date: 1868 a stupid person ; doltlunkheaded adjective

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  • lunkhead — ☆ lunkhead [luŋk′hed΄ ] n. [prob. echoic alteration of LUMP1 (after HUNK) + HEAD] Informal a stupid person: also lunk lunkheaded adj …   English World dictionary

  • Lunkhead — Infobox musical artist Name = LUNKHEAD (ランクヘッド) Img capt = LUNKHEAD Latest Best Album ENTRANCE Background = group or band Origin = flagicon|Japan Shikoku, Japan Genre = J Rock Pop punk Years active = 1999 present Label = Victor Entertainment,… …   Wikipedia

  • lunkhead — noun Derogatory term for a fool or idiot. Usually used as an insult when angry. You are a lunkhead! How could you be so stupid? …   Wiktionary

  • lunkhead —    A colloquial American term for a blockhead. ‘You lunkheads’ is addressed to a group of soldiers by an NCO in the Laurel and Hardy film Pack up your Troubles. The Middle Man, by David Chandler, has one American saying to another: ‘Don’t you see …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • lunkhead — lunkheaded, adj. /lungk hed /, n. Slang. a dull or stupid person; blockhead. Also called lunk /lungk/. [1850 55, Amer.; lunk (perh. b. LUMP1 and HUNK) + HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • lunkhead — Synonyms and related words: addlebrain, addlehead, addlepate, beefhead, blockhead, blubberhead, blunderhead, bonehead, boob, booby, bufflehead, cabbagehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, chump, clodhead, clodpate, clodpoll, dolt, dolthead, dullhead,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Lunkhead — great, big stupid bloke …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • lunkhead — Australian Slang great, big stupid bloke …   English dialects glossary

  • lunkhead — lunk|head [ lʌŋk,hed ] noun count AMERICAN VERY INFORMAL a stupid person …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lunkhead — n American a slow witted person, dullard. The term originated in the USA in the 19th cen tury. It usually evokes a large, clumsy, ungainly person of low intelligence and/ or slow reactions. It is a blend of lump and hunk …   Contemporary slang

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