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blockheaded

[ blok-hed ]SEE DEFINITION OF blockheaded

Synonyms for blockheaded

  • boneheaded
  • dense
  • dimwitted
  • doltish
  • dumb
  • empty-headed
  • loggerheaded
  • obtuse
  • simple
  • simpleminded
  • thick-skulled
  • thickheaded
  • unintelligent
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As Bishop of York but died in disentry in a church on his way to be blockheaded.

Foreigners and foreigneering Englishmen say it is blockheaded denseness.

The man had donned the disguise he had laid out for shore approach, and the blockheaded Bannock had never suspected.

If it fail, then anybody can see that failure is due solely to the clumsy and blockheaded manipulation of the adjutant.

WORD ORIGIN

also block-head, "stupid person," 1540s (implied in blockheaded), from block (n.) + head (n.); probably originally an image of the head-shaped oaken block used by hat-makers, though the insulting sense is the older one.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BLOCKHEADED

dense

adjectiveslow, stupid
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