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fatheaded

[ fat-hed-id ]
/ ˈfætˌhɛd ɪd /
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adjective
foolish; fatuous; witless.
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Origin of fatheaded

1500–10, for literal sense; fathead + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM fatheaded

fat·head·ed·ly, adverbfat·head·ed·ness, noun
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How to use fatheaded in a sentence

  • Tuppy's fatheaded words were still rankling in my bosom as I went up to my room.

    Right Ho, Jeeves|P. G. Wodehouse
  • To call your Sovereign a fatheaded slob in a newsfac might be considered bad taste, but it isn't illegal.

    The Unnecessary Man|Gordon Randall Garrett
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