adjective Date: 1691 1. sluggish and obtuse of mind 2. having a thick head

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  • thickheaded — index obtuse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • thickheaded — mod. stupid; with more bone than brain in the head. □ He’s so thickheaded he can play football without a helmet. □ What thickheaded dolt put scallops in the scalloped potatoes? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • thickheaded — thickheadedly, adv. thickheadedness, n. /thik hed id/, adj. 1. (of a person) dull witted; stupid. 2. (of an animal) having a thick head. [1700 10; THICK + HEADED] * * * …   Universalium

  • thickheaded — adjective stupid, obtuse or dumb …   Wiktionary

  • thickheaded — Synonyms and related words: beetleheaded, blockheaded, blunt, blunt witted, chuckleheaded, dim, dim witted, dopey, dull, dull of mind, dull headed, dull pated, dull witted, fat witted, fatheaded, gross headed, heavy, hebetudinous, numskulled,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thickheaded — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. stupid, ignorant, idiotic; see dull 3 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Lacking in intelligence: blockheaded, dense, doltish, dumb, hebetudinous, obtuse, stupid, thick witted. Informal: thick. Slang: dimwitted,… …   English dictionary for students

  • thickheaded — adj. stupid, imperceptive, dumb, obtuse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thickheaded — adj stupid, unintelligent, dull witted, duncish, obtuse, Inf. cretinous, half witted, dense, thick. See thick(def. 10) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • thickheaded — thick•head•ed [[t]ˈθɪkˌhɛd ɪd[/t]] adj. dull witted; stupid …   From formal English to slang

  • thickheaded — /ˈθɪk hɛdəd/ (say thik heduhd), /θɪkˈhɛdəd/ (say thik heduhd) adjective stupid. –thickheadedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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