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It is in vain to attempt to turn a very rich blockhead into ridicule, for the laughers will be on his side.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
A great lord says of214 your friend Timagenes that he is a blockhead, but he makes a mistake.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
I do not require you to reply that Timagenes is a clever man, but only dare think he is not a blockhead.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
But you are a blockhead, and it is tiresome to have to do with you.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 62, NO. 384, OCTOBER 1847VARIOUS
Sometimes the teacher lost patience with him, and generally concluded: "Go back to your place, you are a blockhead."
THE PRECIPICEIVAN GONCHAROV
She rushed past her, hurried down stairs, and called out, "Bid my blockhead bring my unicorn."
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
He said I was not only a wild Welshman and a blockhead, but what is more deadly still, I was a gorilla and an assassin.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
But how hard to make a man appear a fool, a blockhead, or a knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms!
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
He began to be of Jem's opinion, that he had shown himself a blockhead, and resolved to act differently in future.
WATCH--WORK--WAITSARAH A. MYERS
It sometimes begins middle or final syllables in words compounded, as blockhead; or derived from the Latin, as comprehend.
A GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH TONGUESAMUEL JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO BLOCKHEAD

  • ass
  • blockhead
  • bonehead
  • buffoon
  • clodpoll
  • cretin
  • dimwit
  • dolt
  • dork
  • dumbbell
  • dummy
  • dunce
  • fathead
  • fool
  • halfwit
  • idiot
  • ignoramus
  • imbecile
  • jackass
  • jerk
  • moron
  • nincompoop
  • ninny
  • nitwit
  • numbskull
  • pinhead
  • simpleton
  • stupid person
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