Definition of pinheaded in English:

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pinheaded

Pronunciation: /pɪnˈhɛdɪd/

adjective

informal
Stupid; foolish.
Example sentences
  • As the endlessly sweet but slightly pinheaded stewardess-to-be Donna, She is yum-yum-yummy in a procession of miniskirts, bikinis, halter tops and other wardrobe choices that make the most of her lithe legginess.
  • As one particularly pinheaded TV critic put it, ‘Because of his primary contribution to the medium, he is likely to only be mourned by his family and colleagues.’
  • I'm a pinheaded businessperson so I'm waiting for the PowerPoint slides.

Derivatives

pinheadedness

noun
Example sentences
  • Trying to equate an animal's life as equal to a humans is just pinheadedness.
  • Dan clearly had a good time with the story, tongue firmly planted in cheek, and allowed Knight to expose his pinheadedness.

Words that rhyme with pinheaded

bareheaded, boneheaded, fatheaded, hard-headed, hot-headed, light-headed, pig-headed, thickheaded, unleaded, unwedded, wooden-headed, wrong-headed

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