Definition of Blockhead

1. Noun. A stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence.




Definition of Blockhead

1. n. A stupid fellow; a dolt; a person deficient in understanding.

Definition of Blockhead

1. Noun. (colloquial) A stupid person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blockhead

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blockhead

blockbustings
blockbusts
blocked
blocked aerogastria
blocked reading frame
blocked shot
blocked shots
blocked tear duct
blockee
blockees
blocker
blocker bet
blockers
blockfront
blockfronts
blockhead (current term)
blockheaded
blockheadedly
blockheadedness
blockheadism
blockheadisms
blockheads
blockhole
blockholes
blockhouse
blockhouses
blockier
blockiest
blockiness
blocking

Literary usage of Blockhead

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Delaware Water Gap: Its Scenery, Its Legends and Early History by Luke Wills Brodhead (1870)
"blockhead Mountain. blockhead Mountain is a spur of the Blue Ridge on the New Jersey side of the river, branching out from the main mountain a few miles ..."

2. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang (1906)
"blockhead!' said his brothers, ' what are you going to do with it? ... returned blockhead-Hans; and the brothers laughed and rode on a good way. ..."

3. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Containing His Correspondence, and His by Alexander Hamilton (1851)
"By deceiving one man (a great blockhead), and tempting two (not incorruptible), he might have secured a majority of the States. He will never have another ..."

4. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"... A blockhead You beat your pate, and fancy wit will come: Knock as you please, there's nobody at home. Alexander Pope. ..."

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