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beetlehead

[beet-l-hed]
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noun
  1. a stupid person; blockhead.

Origin of beetlehead

First recorded in 1570–80; beetle2 + head
Related formsbee·tle·head·ed, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • That beetle-headed suspicion has passed slowly but surely away, like a snow-man confronted by a too affectionate sun.

    The Prairie Mother

    Arthur Stringer