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n. Informal
A stupid person; a dunce.

bone′head′ed adj.
bone′head′ed·ness n.
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slang a stupid or obstinate person
ˌboneˈheaded adj
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Slang. n.
1. a foolish or stupid person; blockhead.
2. Also, bone′head`ed. characteristic of or done by such a person.
[1905–10, Amer.]
bone′head`ed•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bonehead - a stupid personbonehead - 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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[ˈbəʊnhed] Ntonto/a m/f
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