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  1. easily intoxicated by alcoholic beverages.
  2. prone to dizziness or giddiness.
  3. weak-minded.
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Origin of weak-headed

First recorded in 1645–55
Related formsweak-head·ed·ly, adverbweak-head·ed·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for weak-headed

Historical Examples

  • This gulf beneath would be trying to the nerves of a weak-headed climber at the critical point, and so it proved in the result.

    Maiwa's Revenge

    H. Rider Haggard

  • What if he joined the conspiracy to marry him to this weak-eyed, weak-headed wood-nymph, or backwoods nymph?

    The Hoosier Schoolmaster

    Edward Eggleston

  • It may mean, that not being a strong-headed man, he necessarily belonged to the other category, and was a weak-headed man.

    Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)

    A Sexton of the Old School

  • "You must be in the fashion," is the utterance of weak-headed mortals.

  • Mr. Welwyn was as ridiculously prejudiced as most weak-headed Englishmen are, on the subject of foreigners in general.

    After Dark

    Wilkie Collins