empty-headed

[emp-tee-hed-id]

adjective

lacking intelligence or knowledge; foolish; brainless.

Nearby words

  1. empty nester,
  2. empty set,
  3. empty suit,
  4. empty word,
  5. empty-handed,
  6. empty-nest syndrome,
  7. empty-nester,
  8. empurple,
  9. empyema,
  10. empyesis

Origin of empty-headed

First recorded in 1640–50

Related formsemp·ty-head·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for empty-headed

empty-headed

adjective

lacking intelligence or sense; frivolous
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