thickhead

[ thik-hed ]
/ ˈθɪkˌhɛd /

noun

a stupid person; blockhead.
Also called whistler. any of several Old World birds of the genus Pachycephala, chiefly of various islands in the Pacific Ocean, related to the flycatchers, and having a melodious whistling call.

Nearby words

  1. thick-witted,
  2. thicken,
  3. thickener,
  4. thickening,
  5. thicket,
  6. thickheaded,
  7. thickheadedly,
  8. thickie,
  9. thickleaf,
  10. thickly

Origin of thickhead

First recorded in 1830–40; thick + head

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British Dictionary definitions for thickhead

thickhead

/ (ˈθɪkˌhɛd) /

noun

a stupid or ignorant person; fool
Also called: whistler any of various Australian and SE Asian songbirds of the family Muscicapidae (flycatchers, etc)
Derived Formsthickheaded, adjectivethickheadedness, noun

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