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thick-skulled

[thik-skuhld]
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  1. stupid; dull.

Origin of thick-skulled

First recorded in 1645–55
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Examples from the Web for thick-skulled

Historical Examples

  • They were just too thick-skulled to have it make much difference to them one way or the other.

    But, I Don't Think

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • Well, you are a thick-skulled one, Pete, not to know your own name.

    Through Forest and Stream

    George Manville Fenn

  • The old fellow is not, after all, so thick-skulled as I thought him.

  • Why, you thick-skulled rascal, I tell you the farce is done, and I will be mad no longer.

    Love for Love

    William Congreve

  • Dumnorix is a thick-skulled knave, who is, after all, good for little but blows.

    A Friend of Caesar

    William Stearns Davis