[ thik-hed ]
/ ˈθɪkˌhɛd /


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

First recorded in 1830–40; thick + head Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for thickhead

/ (ˈθɪkˌhɛd) /


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

Derived forms of thickhead

thickheaded, adjectivethickheadedness, noun
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