Definition of Lunkhead

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




Definition of Lunkhead

1. Noun. Derogatory term for a fool or idiot. Usually used as an insult when angry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lunkhead

1. a stupid person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lunkhead

lunicurrent
lunier
lunies
luniest
luniform
lunijianlaite
lunisolar
lunisolar calendar
lunistices
lunitidal
lunitidal interval
lunk
lunker
lunkers
lunkhead (current term)
lunkheaded
lunkheads
lunkish
lunks
lunky
lunokhod
lunokhods
lunomancy
lunt
lunted
lunting
lunts
lunula
lunula of semilunar valve

Literary usage of Lunkhead

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"He calls our worthy Secretary of State (Mr. Fish) a "fossilised lunkhead" The term lunkhead is usually applied by sporting men to a very sorry style of ..."

2. The Church at Home and Abroad by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, General Assembly (1890)
"Have you ever thought," said young Mr. lunkhead, just home from the ... And consider," young Mr. lunkhead went on, " what an immense amount of good metal ..."

3. To Amend Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920: Hearings Before the by United States, Congress, House (1922)
"Mr. lunkhead. Do I understand you favor this Sutherland bill, or that you oppose it? COASTWISE LAWS OF UNITED STATES SHOULD RE MADE MORE PROTECTIVE. ..."

4. Schuylkill Legal Record: Containing Cases Decided by the Judges of the by Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Schuylkill County Bar Association (Pa.) (1912)
""A. Called him and old baldhead, an old grouch, an old lunkhead; never would be anything, and innumerable things." The complainant thus describes his ..."

5. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"The youth exclaimed with sudden exasperation : " He's a lunkhead! He makes me mad. I wish he'd come along next time. We'd show 'im what " He ceased because ..."

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