dickhead

[dik-hed]

noun Slang: Vulgar.


Nearby words

  1. dicker,
  2. dickerson,
  3. dickey,
  4. dickey, james,
  5. dickeybird,
  6. dickinson,
  7. dickinson, edwin walter,
  8. dickinson, emily,
  9. dickinson, john,
  10. dickite

Origin of dickhead

First recorded in 1960–65; dick + head

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British Dictionary definitions for dick-heads

dickhead

noun

slang a stupid or despicable man or boy

Word Origin for dickhead

C20: from dick ² (in the sense: penis) + head

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Word Origin and History for dick-heads

dickhead

n.

"stupid, contemptible person," by 1969, from dick in the "penis" sense + head.

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