shithead

[ shit-hed ]
/ ˈʃɪtˌhɛd /

noun Slang: Vulgar.

a stupid, inept, unlikable, or contemptible person.

Nearby words

  1. shit-can,
  2. shit-stir,
  3. shitake,
  4. shite,
  5. shitfaced,
  6. shithole,
  7. shithouse,
  8. shitkicker,
  9. shitlist,
  10. shitload

Origin of shithead

First recorded in 1910–15; shit + head

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British Dictionary definitions for shithead

shithead

/ (ˈʃɪtˌhɛd) /

noun

taboo, slang a fool; idiot: used as a term of abuse
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Word Origin and History for shithead

shithead

n.

by 1961, from shit (n.) + head (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper