[ doom-kawf, -kawpf, duhm- ]
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  1. a stupid person; dumbbell; blockhead.

Origin of dummkopf

1800–10, Americanism;<German, equivalent to dummdumb + Kopf head

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How to use dummkopf in a sentence

  • We stay here—ja—because this dummkopf has the controls gebrochen!

    Brood of the Dark Moon | Charles Willard Diffin
  • Didn't you feel their stun guns, dummkopf, when they sprung the trap—too soon, Gott sei Dank?

    The Big Time | Fritz Reuter Leiber
  • She hesitated and he yelled out, "dummkopf" and then turned to me and smiled.

    Melomaniacs | James Huneker
  • The waiter did not know what it was and the irascible Teuton informed him bluntly that he was a dummkopf.

    Villa Elsa | Stuart Henry