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noun Informal.
  1. a slow-witted, foolish, or stupid person; dolt.
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Origin of muttonhead

First recorded in 1795–1805; mutton1 + head
Related formsmut·ton·head·ed, adjective
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Related Words for muttonhead

fool, jerk, twit, nitwit, stupid, moron, kook, bonehead, dumbbell, dunce, blockhead, imbecile, ninny, tomfool, pinhead, ignoramus, simpleton, nincompoop, cretin, dimwit

British Dictionary definitions for muttonhead


  1. slang a stupid or ignorant person; fool
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Derived Formsmuttonheaded, adjective
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