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n. Informal
A stupid person; a dunce.

bone′head′ed adj.
bone′head′ed·ness n.


slang a stupid or obstinate person
ˌboneˈheaded adj


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.
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!"


[ˈbəʊnhed] Ntonto/a m/f
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The bonehead audience sits there and applauds the show as an educational act
And, as Miss Merle Merryweather said: the bonehead audiences, tickled to death, applauded Duckworth's Trained Cats and Rats as an educational act!
In those days almost anyone who was not a perfect bonehead could set up as a Wise Man and get away with it.
The High Dollar Row team of mothers, affiliated only by their childrens Catholic school enrollment, crossed at 2:05:0 for the bronze medal, and then the University of Oklahoma Boneheads ended the event at 2::195.
You can only look at them and laugh, as these boneheads can't really be sophisticated in their thinking to actually get what they want.
com)-- The day before the second National Republican Primary Debate, Boneheads 2016 - a new line of dog biscuits shaped like the heads of presidential candidates -launched as a project on the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter.
But who employed these two nonentity boneheads in the first place?
This in a stadium where the constant reminder to "say no to racism" has shut up the ignorant idiots who practise it, but which is still home to boneheads who will yell, "F*** off home and do the ironing, you stupid b***", if a woman is brave enough to shout out encouragement to the team.
The boneheads who market headlamps always go after spelunkers, campers and rock climbers.
A fast, erratic retrieve had the boneheads fighting over it.
Hopefully, the boneheads responsible for losing Joint Intelligence Committee assessments of al Qaida and details of UK policies on fighting global terrorist funding will be dealt with appropriately.
The boneheads who perpetuate this system of trap draws must already have one foot in the asylum