Definition of bonehead in English:

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bonehead

Pronunciation: /ˈbōnˌhed/

noun

informal
A stupid person.
Example sentences
  • The mere mention of the words ‘far right’ calls forth an image of tattooed boneheads or the spectre of the notorious Ku Klux Klan.
  • This is not a time for the content owners to be short-sighted boneheads…
  • The larger point that the boneheads who so despise the media need to appreciate is that the mainstream American press is better than it's ever been.

Derivatives

boneheaded

Pronunciation: /ˈbōnˌhedəd/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Sadly, though, boneheaded sexism is on the rise throughout the rock scene.
  • So no matter how boneheaded an incompetent manager I am, my department is 100% guaranteed to be profitable as long as I'm good at keeping my receipts?
  • Being boneheaded is not something to strive for.

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Syllabification: bone·head

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