- a foolish or stupid person; blockhead.
- being of, by, or for a stupid or unthinking person: a bonehead mistake.
Origin of bonehead
Examples from the Web for bonehead
Historical Examples of bonehead
There's no harm will come of it, but only good, if I'm not a bonehead from Bonetown.Pippin; A Wandering Flame
Laura E. Richards
And to think that he chose this moment to pull that bonehead play!Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team
Don't pull any bonehead plays that'll get these people down on you.The Pathless Trail
Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
He is not necessarily a "bonehead," but this phrase, like "fathead," is no accident.How to Analyze People on Sight
Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Scotty, under his breath, began heaping curses on himself as a bonehead, and tried to take it out on the wrench he was using.Fighting Byng
- slang a stupid or obstinate person