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n. Slang
A person regarded as stupid; a dolt.

chow′der·head′ed adj.


US a fool or an idiot


(ˈtʃaʊ dərˌhɛd)

Slang. a stupid person.
[1825–35; compare British dial. (Lancashire) chowterhead, variant of jolterhead]
chow′der•head`ed, adj.
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