lunkhead

[ luhngk-hed ]
/ ˈlʌŋkˌhɛd /

noun Slang.

a dull or stupid person; blockhead.

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Also called lunk [luhngk]. /lʌŋk/.

Origin of lunkhead

1850–55, Americanism;lunk (perhaps blend of lump1 and hunk) + head

OTHER WORDS FROM lunkhead

lunkheaded, adjective
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