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thickhead

Syllabification: thick·head
Pronunciation: /ˈTHikˌhed
 
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Definition of thickhead in English:

noun

informal
A stupid person.
Example sentences
  • What do these thickheads think they're going to achieve by throwing eggs and breaking windows?
  • I need you to go in covertly and collect as much information as possible so that I can present it to those thickheads and get approval.
  • It was the only thing that got through to the thickheads he lived with.

Derivatives

thickheaded

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Members of our race are ignorant, stubborn, and thickheaded.
  • I tried getting through to you but you're too thickheaded!
  • I've seen the way he looked at you - or are you too thickheaded to notice it?

thickheadedness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Cushing's running commentary is sympathetic to Castro's revolution, but even he notes that ‘almost every designer has anecdotes of creative work thwarted by political inappropriateness or bureaucratic thickheadedness.’
  • He is openly contemptuous of democracy, falling back on arguments about the invincible thickheadedness of many people.
  • Ph.Ds, high IQs, and intellectual honors are not antidotes to thickheadedness.

Words that rhyme with thickhead

dickhead

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