Origin of fathead
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Related Wordsnitwit, ass, stooge, jerk, idiot, sucker, clown, twit, buffoon, moron, boob, nerd, bonehead, dummy, cretin, dunce, fool, imbecile, blockhead, ninny
Examples from the Web for fathead
And what do you suppose this fathead has the front to spring on me?
And he was on to me again about it when we came back, and called me a fathead, he did.Press Cuttings
George Bernard Shaw
He is not necessarily a "bonehead," but this phrase, like "fathead," is no accident.How to Analyze People on Sight
Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Think of what every fathead princeling and beer-swilling ritter from here to Basel would say!Joan of the Sword Hand
S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
Sure enough, Nimms had it stowed away; and the fathead hadn't said a word about it before.
- informal a stupid person; fool
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