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pointy-headed

[ poin-tee-hed-id ]

adjective

, Slang: Usually Disparaging.
  1. stupid; idiotic.
  2. intellectual, especially in a self-important or impractical way.


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  • pointy-head noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of pointy-headed1

An Americanism dating back to 1970–75

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