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thickhead

[ thik-hed ]
/ ˈθɪkˌhɛd /
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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.

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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)
thickheaded, adjectivethickheadedness, noun
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