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beetlehead

[ beet-l-hed ]
/ ˈbit lˌhɛd /
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noun
a stupid person; blockhead.
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Origin of beetlehead

First recorded in 1570–80; beetle2 + head

OTHER WORDS FROM beetlehead

bee·tle·head·ed, adjective
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How to use beetlehead in a sentence

  • "We will perform an autopsy," Hitler's grandson says, and turns to another beetlehead.

    Operation Earthworm|Joe Archibald
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