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thick·head

 (thĭk′hĕd′)
n. Informal
A stupid person; a blockhead.

thick′head′ed adj.
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thickhead

(ˈθɪkˌhɛd)
n
1. a stupid or ignorant person; fool
2. (Animals) Also called: whistler any of various Australian and SE Asian songbirds of the family Muscicapidae (flycatchers, etc)
ˌthickˈheaded adj
ˌthickˈheadedness n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thickhead - Australian and southeastern Asian birds with a melodious whistling call
flycatcher, Old World flycatcher, true flycatcher - any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
genus Pachycephala, Pachycephala - arboreal insectivorous birds
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thickhead

noun
A mentally dull person:
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Translations

thickhead

[ˈθɪkhed] Nbruto/a m/f
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