Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang

propeller head

Slang. a person who is obsessively devoted to an especially technical pursuit.
Origin of propeller head
First recorded in 1980-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for propeller head

propeller head

noun phrase

A computer expert or enthusiast; geek, nerd: Interactive multimedia software? The propeller heads live for this stuff

[mid-1980s+; fr their visualization as wearing ridiculous little beanies with propellers on top]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for propeller head

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for propeller

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for propeller head