blockhead


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block·head

 (blŏk′hĕd′)
n.
A person regarded as very stupid; a dolt.

blockhead

(ˈblɒkˌhɛd)
n
derogatory a stupid person
ˈblockˌheaded adj
ˈblockˌheadedly adv
ˈblockˌheadedness n

block•head

(ˈblɒkˌhɛd)

n.
a stupid person; dunce.
[1540–50]
block′head`ed, adj.
block′head`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blockhead - a stupid personblockhead - 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!"

blockhead

noun
A mentally dull person:
Translations
بَليد، غَليظُ الذِّهْن، غَبي
hlupákťulpas
idiottorsk
tökfejû
aulabárîur, heimskingi

blockhead

[ˈblɒkhed] N (pej) → zopenco/a m/f
you blockhead!¡imbécil!

blockhead

[ˈblɒkhɛd] nimbécile mfblock letters nplmajuscules fpl d'imprimerieblock vote n (British)vote m de délégation, vote m groupé

blockhead

[ˈblɒkˌhɛd] n (fam) → testa di legno

block

(blok) noun
1. a flat-sided mass of wood or stone etc. blocks of stone.
2. a piece of wood used for certain purposes. a chopping-block.
3. a connected group of houses, offices etc. a block of flats; an office block.
4. a barrier. a road block.
5. (especially American) a group of buildings bounded by four streets. a walk round the block.
verb
to make (progress) difficult or impossible. The crashed cars blocked the road.
blocˈkade (-ˈkeid) noun
something which blocks every approach to a place by land or sea.
verb
The ships blockaded the town.
ˈblockage (-kidʒ) noun
something causing a pipe etc to be blocked. a blockage in the pipe.
blocked adjective
obstructed. I have a bad cold – my nose is blocked.
block capital/letter
a capital letter written in imitation of printed type, eg the letters in NAME.
ˈblockhead noun
a stupid person.
References in classic literature ?
Of Simonov's two visitors, one was Ferfitchkin, a Russianised German --a little fellow with the face of a monkey, a blockhead who was always deriding everyone, a very bitter enemy of mine from our days in the lower forms--a vulgar, impudent, swaggering fellow, who affected a most sensitive feeling of personal honour, though, of course, he was a wretched little coward at heart.
With despair I pictured to myself how coldly and disdainfully that "scoundrel" Zverkov would meet me; with what dull-witted, invincible contempt the blockhead Trudolyubov would look at me; with what impudent rudeness the insect Ferfitchkin would snigger at me in order to curry favour with Zverkov; how completely Simonov would take it all in, and how he would despise me for the abjectness of my vanity and lack of spirit--and, worst of all, how paltry, unliterary, commonplace it would all be.
I can give you his description in three words--an insensate, ugly, stupid blockhead.
The captain, like a well-bred man, had, before marriage, always given up his opinion to that of the lady; and this, not in the clumsy awkward manner of a conceited blockhead, who, while he civilly yields to a superior in an argument, is desirous of being still known to think himself in the right.
Here I am, proud as Greek god, and yet standing debtor to this blockhead for a bone to stand on
Of course Ginger was very much excited; she flung up her head with flashing eyes and distended nostrils, declaring that men were both brutes and blockheads.
Although any man who had proved his unfitness for any other occupation in life, was free, without examination or qualification, to open a school anywhere; although preparation for the functions he undertook, was required in the surgeon who assisted to bring a boy into the world, or might one day assist, perhaps, to send him out of it; in the chemist, the attorney, the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker; the whole round of crafts and trades, the schoolmaster excepted; and although schoolmasters, as a race, were the blockheads and impostors who might naturally be expected to spring from such a state of things, and to flourish in it; these Yorkshire schoolmasters were the lowest and most rotten round in the whole ladder.
In 2004, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead was one of the breakout hits at the New York International Fringe Festival, winning the Excellence Award for Best Overall Production, as well as Theatermania's Play Award of 2004, the GLAAD Media Award for Best Off-Off-Broadway production, Broadway.
e band heard that I called them Blockheads and loved it," the 40-year-"e band heard that I called them Blockheads and loved it," the 40-yearold said.
The great Norman Watt-Roy, of Blockheads fame, stood legs planted to stage left, his fingers flying up and down the frets with bamboozling speed.
I'd suggest the more blockheads you have in a country, the worse that country is off, in terms of future survival, since blockheads, can be looked on as two-legged dodo birds.
Either way, Assange is likely to show that he is no blockhead.