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n. Informal
A stupid person; a dunce.

bone′head′ed adj.
bone′head′ed·ness n.
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Adj.1.boneheaded - (used informally) stupidboneheaded - (used informally) stupid    
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity


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So, darling Nutty, my precious Nutty, you poor boneheaded muddler, will you kindly think up at your earliest convenience some plan for politely ejecting this Mr Chalmers of yours from our humble home?
It was a boneheaded remark by a chief of staff with a growing penchant for bad judgment.
It's easier for politicians to argue about political differences and philosophy and such when they're not busy defending boneheaded mistakes and failures to do the job they've been elected to do.
But when it comes to the recent, boneheaded call for New York City to remove all memorials to Peter Stuyvesant, the 17th-century Dutch leader of the New Amsterdam colony, I have to draw the line.
Across the US, state after state has told Trump he's wrong and that they will stick with the agreement delivering year on year emissions reductions irrespective of his boneheaded pronouncement.
Walter Energy went bankrupt because of these factors, and because the management of that company made some boneheaded decisions about purchasing foreign properties.
It was a beyond boneheaded move by Gumball to schedule a drive immediately after a fourteen hour international flight lubricated by more alcohol than you'd find backstage at a Bacardi commercial shoot.
Bath did not get any favours from referee Jerome Garces but they were guilty of giving away some boneheaded penalties and showing butter-fingered handling, with wing Horacio Agulla a big culprit.
But President Ahmadi-nejad killed it in 2007, apparently objecting to its frequent criticism of many of his ideas for the government as boneheaded.
Some are typical Hollywood reaches (there is a rooftop conversation at the Mercury News and Ceppos was never on the roof of any newspaper building) and some are plain boneheaded (disgraced Webb ends up in the newspaper's Cupertino bureau--a bureau that never existed).
Their outbursts could be chalked up to the rants or ignorance of a few GOP luminaries, and some top GOP officials did chastise at least Nugent for his boneheaded cracks.
Whether it's just a thrawn streak which is in some ways rather admirable, a natural loathing of the Nats in Willie's case (plausible) or just boneheaded incomprehesion, is hard to tell.