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n. Slang
A stupid person; a dolt.

[Probably alteration of lump + head.]

lunk′head′ed adj.


a stupid person



n. Slang.
a dull or stupid person; blockhead.
Also called lunk (lʌŋk)
[1850–55, Amer.; perhaps b. lump1 and hunk + head]
lunk′head`ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lunkhead - a stupid personlunkhead - 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!"
References in classic literature ?
"B'jiminey, we're generaled by a lot 'a lunkheads."
"And I don't see any sense in fighting and fighting and fighting, yet always losing through some derned old lunkhead of a general."
So the duke said these Arkansaw lunkheads couldn't come up to Shakespeare; what they wanted was low comedy -- and maybe something ruther worse than low comedy, he reckoned.
First, Planet Fitness' marketing mocked those who lifted (and dropped) free weights as lunkheads, and then it got rid of the free weights altogether.
they want, who were the lunkheads who never read a book but who look
Not all of America's betters try to shame the public for being such lunkheads. After his party suffered giant losses at the polls in 2010, President Obama admitted he bore some small responsibility.
Unfortunately, without any real anchors in the past, present, or future, Bianca and Tomas begin to drift aimlessly, eventually allowing to live with them a pair of lunkheads from the local gym.
iml You can't imagine the Russians being impressed, with the locals including a pair of lunkheads called Boris and Yuri, and another who proclaims Moscow to be a city of thieves.
There will always be enough lunkheads around who will sell you used barrels at a small fraction of the cost of new.
But also, Boise State's image was damaged that night by the lunkheads who taunted LeGarrette Blount, and goaded the running back into the third act of a bad scene - and by the one guy who slapped Blount.
Those familiar with Synge's play can chortle (or perhaps groan) at the authors' updatings: The engagement of Pegeen and earnest mama's boy Sean (wonderfully hapless Laurence Kinlan) is portrayed as an arranged gangland marriage, and two town lunkheads (Phelim Drew and Joe Hanley, both very funny) become black-leather-jacketed heavies.
Even though they are creative guys who do a freaky, spectacular show, the one thing they dread is playing to their audience because their audience are such lunkheads, this testosterone driven guys' crowd that want to beat each other up.