- a foolish or stupid person; blockhead.
- being of, by, or for a stupid or unthinking person: a bonehead mistake.
Origin of bonehead
Related Words for boneheadeddense, dull, witless, idiotic, ill-conceived, brainless, dim-witted, dopey, dumb, ignorant, insensitive, moronic, obtuse, slow, slow-witted, thickheaded, doltish, boneheaded, stupid, dimwitted
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Contemporary Examples of boneheaded
Eastwood's cringe-inducing performance was more than a boneheaded move.Romney Camp Defends Eastwood
August 31, 2012
It was arguably the most boneheaded thing erstwhile presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said.Christian Movie War: Pro-Life ‘October Baby’ vs. Postmodern ‘Blue Like Jazz’
April 12, 2012
Plus, Buzz Bissinger on the Syracuse head coach's boneheaded defense of his assistant.ESPN, Local Paper Sat on Syracuse Sex-Abuse Tape for Years
November 29, 2011
Historical Examples of boneheaded
It was finally discovered that some boneheaded clerk had sent it by mail—a matter of three days!A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium
- slang a stupid or obstinate person