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How to use egghead in a sentence
He made an easy target, the know-it-all liberal egghead who demeaned the wisdom of the American people.
“Belligerent egghead” has rarely been a winning brand in presidential politics.
That's something that egghead liberals are supposed to be guilty of.
Nobody wanted to hand a plum invasion spot to some fat egghead from a snooty rag, he crabbed.The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day | Timothy M. Gay | June 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Gore was painted as an egghead, and was, but again Southern-ness diluted the cocktail a bit.
Well, the first time we met him of course we all thought he was so-called egghead, or whatever words you want to use.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
"You know, Miss Shaw, this isn't just the roughneck's scorn for the egghead," Travis said.Oomphel in the Sky | Henry Beam Piper
My egghead Psi expert was barely able to restrain himself—he had some bitter things to tell me.Modus Vivendi | Gordon Randall Garrett
He needed and wanted the products of scientific research, but he had a vague fear of the scientist—the "egghead."Damned If You Don't | Gordon Randall Garrett
On the porch was the egghead feeding ice cream to Mimi Lafontaine.Skippy Bedelle | Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for egghead
informal an intellectual; highbrow
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