[ boo l-it-hed ]
/ ˈbʊl ɪtˌhɛd /


a head considered similar in shape to a bullet, as that of a person with a high, domelike forehead and cranium and short hair.
a person having such a head.
an obstinate or stupid person.

Nearby words

  1. bullet,
  2. bullet forceps,
  3. bullet point,
  4. bullet train,
  5. bullet wood,
  6. bulletin,
  7. bulletin board,
  8. bulletproof,
  9. bulletwood,
  10. bullfight

Origin of bullethead

First recorded in 1680–90; bullet + head

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bullethead

  • He was a short, thick-shouldered man with a bullethead that was covered with bristling, cropped hair.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F.|Rutherford G. Montgomery