[ beet-l-hed ]
/ ˈbit lˌhɛd /


a stupid person; blockhead.

Origin of beetlehead

First recorded in 1570–80; beetle2 + head
Related formsbee·tle·head·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for beetle-headed

  • 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