Definition of Muttonhead

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




Definition of Muttonhead

1. Noun. (British slang) A stupid or foolish person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muttonhead

mutton-fat keratic precipitates
mutton bird
mutton birds
mutton chop
mutton dressed as lamb
mutton flaps
mutton quad
mutton quads
mutton snapper
mutton tallow
muttonbirding
muttonchops
muttonfish
muttonfishes
muttonhead (current term)
muttonheaded
muttonheads
muttons
muttony
mutts
mutual
mutual admiration society
mutual affection
mutual aid
mutual exclusiveness
mutual fund
mutual funds

Literary usage of Muttonhead

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1. The History of the Orange Free State by Martin James Boon (1885)
"Councillor muttonhead called attention to the present state of the trees in Mud Lane. They had now been planted twelve months and were a very sickly sample ..."

2. The Paternal State in France and Germany by Henri Gaullieur (1898)
""Tenth of August," and put a red cap on our Royal muttonhead; in which boisterous ceremonial, performed by the mob, all Paris assists. ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1856)
"I did not choose to allow Smout, Swipes, and muttonhead to give me for a parish clergyman some bellowing boor, whom I should have been ashamed to ask to ..."

4. The Autumn Holidays of a Country Parson by Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd (1878)
"I did not choose to allow Smout, Swipes, and muttonhead to give me for a parish clergyman some bellowing boor, whom I should have been ashamed to ask to ..."

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