muttonhead

[ muht-n-hed ]
/ ˈmʌt nˌhɛd /

noun Informal.

a slow-witted, foolish, or stupid person; dolt.

Origin of muttonhead

First recorded in 1795–1805; mutton1 + head

Related forms

mut·ton·head·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for muttonhead

muttonhead

/ (ˈmʌtənˌhɛd) /

noun

slang a stupid or ignorant person; fool

Derived Forms

muttonheaded, adjective
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