Heavy-headed

Heav´y-head´ed


a.1.Dull; stupid.
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The snow lay yards deep in our road; and, as we floundered on, my companion wearied me with constant reproaches that I had not brought a pilgrim's staff: telling me that I could never get into the house without one, and boastfully flourishing a heavy-headed cudgel, which I understood to be so denominated.
said Steerforth, laughing still more heartily: 'why should I trouble myself, that a parcel of heavy-headed fellows may gape and hold up their hands?
With him came Aylward and Hordle John, armed as of old, but mounted for their journey upon a pair of clumsy Landes horses, heavy-headed and shambling, but of great endurance, and capable of jogging along all day, even when between the knees of the huge archer, who turned the scale at two hundred and seventy pounds.
But when Mr Willet appeared--old John himself--so heavy-headed and obstinate, and with such a double chin as the liveliest imagination could never in its boldest flights have conjured up in all its vast proportions--then she stood corrected, and unwillingly admitted to herself that she was broad awake.
It's curious that Dahlgren retained the heavy-headed French-style ramrod for his rifle, perhaps more for aesthetics than anything else, as its extra bulk would really not be needed to properly seat a Minie bullet.
The evening ended, apparently, in Liverpool ONE's Bierkeller on Saturday and following a heavy-headed breakfast no doubt, events moved on to the FA Soccer Centre at Walton where FA Premier League referee Anthony Taylor took charge of a match between a group of Liverpool supporters, including Steve Rotherham MP and VEP Woerden.
Having emerged from the summer more weakened than expected, however, the "hyperpresident," as Sarkozy is sometimes called in allusion to his heavy-headed control of government affairs, has been forced to accommodate his parliamentary majority.
He's a heavy-headed horse and was hard to handle last time, but he relaxed much better today," said jockey Darryll Holland, while young Isabella, clearly a future paddock expert, said of Mick's Dancer: "He's pretty.
He was really a big, heavy-headed, ungainly horse throwing a fit because his companion was gone.
Gloire de dijon - meaning the the glory rose - makes a fine massive bush or a heavy-headed standard and its colouring is more subtle, creamy buff mixed with the palest apricot.
Paul has given him a lovely ride, because he's a powerful horse who can get very heavy-headed if you fight him," she said.