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n. Informal
A stupid person; a fool.

[From the proverbial stupidity of sheep.]

mut′ton·head′ed adj.


slang a stupid or ignorant person; fool
ˈmuttonˌheaded adj


(ˈmʌt nˌhɛd)

n. Informal.
a slow-witted, foolish person; dolt.
mut′ton•head`ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muttonhead - a stupid personmuttonhead - a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
dolt, dullard, pillock, poor fish, pudden-head, pudding head, stupe, stupid, stupid person - a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"
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Abigail Adams was never less than thoughtful and sensible, and performed a major role in reigning in the darker emotions and superior views of her husband John, who once called George Washington "a muttonhead.
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Even muttonhead bouncers don't want to hurt your feelings to the extent of saying you're over the hill.