- 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.
Origin of thickhead
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Examples from the Web for thickhead
Often I got angry and, shutting the book with a bang, told him that he was a thickhead.Nobody's Boy
Theres some hope for a thickhead, but there isnt any for you.The Battleship Boys at Sea
Frank Gee Patchin
I don't like you to look upon your father as a thickhead who couldn't be expected to succeed.New Grub Street
Out on me for a thickhead for not linking thee with that bold feat before.The Winning of the Golden Spurs
Percy F. Westerman
Whether the last line gives the reason why Thickhead visited Heidelberg does not appear.The History of "Punch"
M. H. Spielmann
- a stupid or ignorant person; fool
- Also called: whistler any of various Australian and SE Asian songbirds of the family Muscicapidae (flycatchers, etc)