Definition of Airhead

1. Noun. A flighty scatterbrained simpleton. "Every airhead on a big salary rushed out to buy one"

Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular
Generic synonyms: Simple, Simpleton



2. Noun. A bridgehead seized by airborne troops.
Generic synonyms: Bridgehead, Foothold

Definition of Airhead

1. Noun. (pejorative) A silly, foolish or unintelligent person. ¹

2. Noun. A landing area for aircraft for supplying an operation, military or other, usually temporary. ¹

3. Noun. (military) An area of hostile territory that has been seized by paratroopers or helicopter-based troops to ensure the further landing of troops and/or materiel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airhead

1. a stupid person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airhead

airforces
airframe
airframes
airfreight
airfreighted
airfreighting
airfreights
airgap
airgaps
airglow
airglows
airgraph
airgraphs
airgun
airguns
airhead (current term)
airheaded
airheadedness
airheads
airhole
airholes
airhorn
airhorns
airier
airiest
airily
airiness
airinesses
airing
airing cupboard

Literary usage of Airhead

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1. British Farmer's Magazine (1877)
"Mr. ('airhead after speaking of the usefulness of that gatherings as affording ... Mr. t'airhead abo knew that he still irrigated his land, and although he ..."

2. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1854)
"A series of "spouts" or opening are driven upwards from the gate-road into the airhead, at intervals of 10 or 16 yards (ns the coal may give out more or ..."

3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1844)
"When you come near l-'airhead, ajk the way to Coul ... see yon fire on I-'airhead?" Л pleasant reception, quoth I to myself, and a gracious host, ..."

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