lunkhead

[ luhngk-hed ]
/ ˈlʌŋkˌhɛd /

noun Slang.

a dull or stupid person; blockhead.

Origin of lunkhead

1850–55, Americanism; lunk (perhaps blend of lump1 and hunk) + head
Also called lunk [luhngk] /lʌŋk/.

Related forms

lunk·head·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lunk

lunk

/ (lʌŋk) /

noun

an awkward, heavy, or stupid person
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