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n. Informal
A stupid, gauche person; a blockhead.

[Possibly from chuck.]

chuck′le·head′ed adj.
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informal a stupid person; blockhead; dolt
ˈchuckleˌheaded adj
ˈchuckleˌheadedness n
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(ˈtʃʌk əlˌhɛd)

n. Slang.
a stupid or blundering person.
[1725–35; chuckle clumsy]
chuck′le•head`ed, adj.
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With this film, Jarmusch builds a mirror world where the language is dated and cutesy (insults are "numbskull," "chucklehead," and "dumbbell"), threats of violence fizzle, traditional gender roles are the norm, and race relations are sunny.
Many years of study of conspiracy theory lore leads me to suggest that Donald Trump is a co-opted sycophantic con man chucklehead, put in place to further an agenda.
While Tom and Ray Magliozzi may have come across like a couple of neighborhood chucklehead grease monkeys, longtime listeners knew that the brothers were anything but -- both having graduated from MIT.
Kyle hypothesized that Sid was a chucklehead and Kyle's dad's dead Buick could prove it.
If his chucklehead countrymen's function is to amuse the world, his own function is to amuse himself, and the happy few who find his antic mordancy to their taste.
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Clot, chucklehead, muppet, plank and herbert are among better-known insults in the second edition.