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thickheaded

[thik-hed-id]
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adjective
  1. (of a person) dull-witted; stupid.
  2. (of an animal) having a thick head.
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Origin of thickheaded

First recorded in 1700–10; thick + headed
Related formsthick·head·ed·ly, adverbthick·head·ed·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for thickheaded

Historical Examples

  • For a' that, I've had thickheaded friends who've been grateful to me noo and then.

    The Coast of Adventure

    Harold Bindloss

  • Nobody but such a thickheaded ass as I am would have gone on all this time without seeing how the game stood.

    Frank Fairlegh

    Frank E. Smedley

  • The blow would have crushed the skull of any white man, but it seemed hardly to stun the thickheaded savage.

  • Has not he thickheaded ignorant boors; lazy, enslaved farmers, weedy lands?

    Past and Present

    Thomas Carlyle