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pointed head

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pointed head

noun phrase

  1. A stupid, duncelike mind; a brainless cranium: I hope you got that idea into your pointed head, creep (1940s+)
  2. An intellectual; bigdome, egghead: the guys who think we're all a bunch of pointed heads and all we want is poetry (1972+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • A pointed head appeared with blazing eyes, with a neck-ruff flaring high.

    Rimrock Trail J. Allan Dunn
  • And this inconvenience is so much perceived by the eye, that a door valve with a pointed head is always a disagreeable object.

  • Johannes saw the pointed head come close up behind him, and then stop till the long body had been dragged after it.

    Little Johannes Frederik van Eeden
  • It is characterized by a very small mouth, and pointed head, and a crowning back, and is a remarkably fat fish.

  • About this time the little brown, pointed head with the bead eyes reappeared in the mouth of the tunnel by the foot of the post.

    Neighbors Unknown Charles G. D. Roberts
  • A slender nose and a pointed head pushed through the bushes, and then a long, strong figure followed.

    The Eyes of the Woods Joseph A. Altsheler
  • His pointed head turned to and fro with ferret-like movements.

    The Lamp in the Desert Ethel M. Dell
  • His mouth was half open in astonishment, his little shriveled body, with its pointed head and bony face, seemed to be resting.

    Mother Maksim Gorky
  • But the oddest thing about Teeny Weeny was his long, pointed head ending in a long nose.

  • Suddenly she snatched him up—slipping him, wriggling, tail-end first into the water pail, still holding fast to the pointed head.

    Tess of the Storm Country Grace Miller White

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