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1. The head of a pin.
2. Something very small or insignificant.
3. Slang A stupid person; a dunce.

pin′head′ed adj.
pin′head′ed·ness n.


1. the head of a pin
2. something very small
3. informal a stupid or contemptible person



1. the head of a pin.
2. a stupid person; nitwit.
3. something very small or insignificant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinhead - an ignorant or foolish personpinhead - an ignorant or foolish person  
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
2.pinhead - the head of a pin
head - a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin"
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things


[ˈpɪnhed] N
1. (lit) → cabeza f de alfiler
2. (= idiot) → mentecato m, cabeza f de chorlito


[ˈpɪnhɛd] n
(= top of a pin) → tête f d'épingle
andouille f
References in classic literature ?
It was coarse gold, running from pinheads to a twelve-dollar nugget, and it had come from off bed-rock.
The problem is the conviction that's lodged in your soul like a claw That things are fiercely what they seem to be and not a pinhead more.
The spots can range from the size of a pinhead to about 2.
You take a pinhead sample--and that's all it needs is a pinhead--and we can test that in a lab and it will tell us 100 percent who this belongs to.
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Chris Young impressed judges at the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championships with his mushroom risotto, using chunky pinhead oatmeal instead of rice.
Williams, 47, had installed pinhead cameras in the toilets of two houses as well as in the toilets and changing rooms of the sports centre at Ysgol Glantaf.
INGREDIENTS 4 slices (about 31/2oz/100g) bacon, chopped 4 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped, or 24oz (680g) drained chopped canned plum tomatoes 2 tablespoons (1oz/30g) steel-cut pinhead oats A third of a cup (0.
Other characters that make the top 10 include Norman Bates from Alfred Hitchcock's horror film Psycho (five per cent) and Pinhead (one per cent) from the Hellraiser films.
Short, who shot to fame with an engraving of the Lord's Prayer on a pinhead, exhibited his piece of art at the Art House Gallery in Kelso, Roxburghshire which sold out in two minutes.
They're the size of a pinhead and suck the energy out of plant leaves.
Parameters observed included the first time of pinhead budding, the number of fruit body, the diameter of fruit body, total fresh weight of fruit body and the frequency of harvest.