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noun Slang.
  1. blockhead; dunce; fool.
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Origin of meathead

First recorded in 1940–45; meat + head
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Related Words for meathead

blockhead, dimwit, dolt, dullard, dunce, fool, idiot, ignoramus, lout, lump, moron, numskull, oaf, simpleton, ox

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Word Origin and History for meathead


"stupid person," 1945, from meat + head (n.).

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