Definition of pinhead in English:

pinhead

Line breaks: pin|head
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪnhɛd
 
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noun

1The round head of a pin.
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  • The same printer that publishes Bible verses on pinheads prints the radio frequencies on sectional charts.
1.1A very small round object or mark: [as modifier]: pinhead dots
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  • But instead of buckyballs, they spice the mixture with nano-size semiconducting wires or pinheads called quantum dots.
  • A rash of pink-red spots the size of pinheads usually appears shortly after the glands swell.
  • Within two weeks the dots grew to the size of pinheads, and stayed that way for months.
2 informal A stupid or foolish person.
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  • That's something that you and your stupid newspaper would never do, you pinhead.
  • Fresh new pinheads in tuxes and cocktail dresses to look at in the society pages!
  • The cell phone was never envisioned as an instrument of torture that garrulous pinheads could use to inflict pain on their fellow commuters, yet this is what it has become.

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