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adjective Slang: Usually Disparaging.
- stupid; idiotic.
- intellectual, especially in a self-important or impractical way.
Origin of pointy-headed
An Americanism dating back to 1970–75Related formspoint·y-head, noun
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for pointy-head
Derived Formspointy-headed, adjective
- mainly US censorious, informal an intellectual
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