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pumpkin head

noun
1.
a slow or dim-witted person; dunce.
Origin of pumpkin head
1775-1785
An Americanism dating back to 1775-85
Related forms
pumpkin-headed, adjective
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pumpkinhead

noun

A stupid person (1848+)

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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