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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.
And if that hasn't got you sufficiently depressed, consider this: the only alternative is a Labour Party who seem equally intent on putting their most egregious chuckleheads in charge and hiding the talent on the backbenches.
The other thing that makes boomers different from those chuckleheads in the retirement ads is their brains.
The concept has been debunked by many postmodern academics as so much highminded bourgeois blather and, more dangerously, derided by the neoconservative Right as a folktale for chuckleheads.
In a salute to harried air travelers everywhere, the chuckleheads of "She's Out of My League"--notably Kirk Kettner (Jay Baruchel)--all work for TSA, aka airport security, where they have no problem stalling, stopping and stammering at a passenger like the breathtaking Molly (Alice Eve) and gaping at her with undisguised lust.
There are only vapid, attention-hungry and self-absorbed chuckleheads foisted into the public eye for our bemusement.
Those chuckleheads chuckled, as they always do at their lord and master Joel's crappy jokes, which are nearly always at someone else's expense.
Two chuckleheads behind me started giggling, and at intermission another couple remonstrated with them for making so much noise.
Walker Percy, in a passage cited by Elliott, works the same vein as regards depression: "Consider the only adults who are never depressed: chuckleheads, California surfers, and fundamentalist Christians who believe they have had a personal encounter with Jesus and are saved once and for all.
Critics who lament the rise of dumbness wring their hands, wondering whether the ascendancy of such chuckleheads as Jim Carrey, Terry Bradshaw, Ricki Lake, and Geraldo Rivera signals the final eclipse of American civilization.
Let's make things better ourselves and laugh at what a bunch of chuckleheads they are.
American news executives and pundits alike know that we chuckleheads don't care about foreign countries at all - unless our vacation plans are at stake.