Definition of chowderhead in English:


Syllabification: chow·der·head
Pronunciation: /ˈCHoudərˌhed


North American informal
A stupid person.
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  • I think I just coined ‘Better Blown Up Than Grown Up’ to describe the new crop of anti-war chowderheads, and their childish slogans.
  • Besides, what chowderhead keeps cracking his bubble gum near the microphone all the time, anyway?
  • These chowderheads can't seem to get it through their tiny brains that they're dealing with a legal problem now, not a PR problem.


mid 19th century: probably a variant form of early 17th-century jolter-head 'thick-headed person'.



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  • Once the decision was made to go for chowderheaded sensation over more difficult to digest substance, things only got worse.
  • As usual, you've taken the most chowderheaded possible approach to an issue.
  • Anyway, this all goes to show how chowderheaded the Martians really are.

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