[ nuhk-uhl-hed ]
/ ˈnʌk əlˌhɛd /
a stupid, bumbling, inept person.
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OTHER WORDS FROM knuckleheadknuck·le·head·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for knucklehead
To cops, Greene appears to be living proof that going to Harvard does not necessarily make you any less a knucklehead.NY Couple Not Terrorists, Say Cops, Just Rich Kids With Drug Habits|Michael Daly, Lizzie Crocker|January 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a hiker, I thought Strayed was a knucklehead—but a likable one.Book Bag: Timothy Egan’s Five Favorite Travel Books|Timothy Egan|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for knucklehead
/ (ˈnʌkəlˌhɛd) /
informal fool; idiot
Derived forms of knuckleheadknuckleheaded, adjective
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