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n. Informal
A stupid, gauche person; a blockhead.

[Possibly from chuck.]

chuck′le·head′ed adj.


informal a stupid person; blockhead; dolt
ˈchuckleˌheaded adj
ˈchuckleˌheadedness n


(ˈtʃʌk əlˌhɛd)

n. Slang.
a stupid or blundering person.
[1725–35; chuckle clumsy]
chuck′le•head`ed, adj.
References in classic literature ?
Well, I 'uz gwyne to spen' it, but I had a dream, en de dream tole me to give it to a nigger name' Balum -- Balum's Ass dey call him for short; he's one er dem chuckleheads, you know.
But never underestimate Boris Johnson, at least not if the criteria you are using to judge him on is: "How awful has that chucklehead been today?
Many years of study of conspiracy theory lore leads me to suggest that Donald Trump is a co-opted sycophantic con man chucklehead, put in place to further an agenda.
in basehead or cubehead) and, in general slang, it still functions as a negatively loaded suffix meaning "a foolish person," in airhead, chucklehead, dickhead or meathead.
While Tom and Ray Magliozzi may have come across like a couple of neighborhood chucklehead grease monkeys, longtime listeners knew that the brothers were anything but -- both having graduated from MIT.
Kyle hypothesized that Sid was a chucklehead and Kyle's dad's dead Buick could prove it.
If his chucklehead countrymen's function is to amuse the world, his own function is to amuse himself, and the happy few who find his antic mordancy to their taste.
Humphrey (Justin Long) is one of the latter, and spends his days bobsledding down hills in hollowed-out logs with his chucklehead buddies, while his unrequited love, Alpha-wolf Kate (Hayden Panettiere), tries to maintain her dignity.
Tales of the Troupe" is a memoir of Rob Dinsmoor, reflecting on his time in the comedy troupe Chucklehead, which gained some degree of notoriety in New York throughout the 1980s.
Clot, chucklehead, muppet, plank and herbert are among better-known insults in the second edition.
In truth, until I realized he'd mistaken me for an evangelical, I'd thought Alfonso was a chucklehead.
Funny, funny, My friend Fred Is such a silly chucklehead.