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dunderhead definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence [syn: dunce, dunderhead, numskull, blockhead, bonehead, lunkhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, muttonhead, shithead, dumbass, fuckhead]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: perhaps from Dutch donder thunder + English head; akin to Old High German thonar thunder more at thunder Date: circa 1625 dunce, blockhead dunderheaded adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a stupid person. Derivatives: dunderheaded adj. Etymology: 17th c.: perh. rel. to dial. dunner resounding noise

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dunderhead Dun"der*head`, n. [Prov. Eng. also dunderpoll, from dunder, same as thunder.] A dunce; a numskull; a blockhead. --Beau. & Fl.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n.; (also dunderpate) Simpleton. See dunce.

Moby Thesaurus

addlebrain, addlehead, addlepate, beefhead, blockhead, blubberhead, blunderhead, bonehead, bufflehead, cabbagehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodhead, clodpate, clodpoll, dolthead, dope, dullhead, dumbhead, dunderpate, fathead, jolterhead, jughead, knucklehead, lunkhead, meathead, muddlehead, mushhead, muttonhead, noddy, noodle, noodlehead, numskull, peabrain, pinbrain, pinhead, puddinghead, pumpkin head, puzzlehead, stupe, stupidhead, thickhead, thickskull, tottyhead



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