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boofhead Line breaks: boof|head
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊfhɛd/

Definition of boofhead in English:


Australian informal
A fool.
Example sentences
  • He's obviously the boofhead and the clown of the family, as his siblings are models of sensitivity and decorum.
  • Sheen certainly makes a better president than the current boofhead, and this series does a good job of hinting at what life's like inside the White House.
  • We're also contemplating making it an all rugby boofheads' weekend and going to Manly Oval on Saturday night to watch the match on the big screen.


1940s: probably from bufflehead 'simpleton', based on obsolete buffle 'buffalo'.

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