Definition of thickhead in English:

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thickhead

Pronunciation: /ˈθɪkhɛd/

noun

1 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.
2 another term for whistler (sense 2).
Example sentences
  • The Red-lored Whistler has also been known as the Buff-breasted, Red-throated or Rufous-throated Whistler or Thickhead, and as the Red-lored Thickhead.
  • The season proved somewhat dry and hot; nevertheless, Captain White was fortunate in securing a couple of specimens of the Red-throated Thickhead (Pachycephala rufogularis) and several other interesting species of birds, which he exhibited in illustration of his remarks.

Words that rhyme with thickhead

dickhead

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