pinhead
noun Date: 1593 1. the head of a pin 2. something very small or insignificant 3. a very dull or stupid person ; fool

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  • pinhead —    A pinhead is something very small and of no importance. Those qualities, plus stupidity, are transferred to a person usually a man when he is addressed in this way. The expression is mainly an American one. ‘Butt out, pinhead,’ says an… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • pinhead — noun /ˈpɪn.hɛd/ a) The head of a pin. Frequently used in size comparisons. The moment the nitre was red hot, the coal, previously reduced to small pieces of the size of a pinhead, was projected in portions of one or two grains at a time… b) An… …   Wiktionary

  • pinhead — UK [ˈpɪnˌhed] / US noun [countable] Word forms pinhead : singular pinhead plural pinheads 1) the round part on the end of a pin 2) informal an insulting word for someone who is not very intelligent …   English dictionary

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