[ 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.

Origin of bullethead

First recorded in 1680–90; bullet + head
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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