- thick-headed, dull; stupid.
Origin of wooden-headed
First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for wooden-headed
"And I'll give your wooden-headed clerk a ten pound note," he said.
"At the horses' heads, you wooden-headed bladder," shouted Diogenes lustily.The Laughing Cavalier
But not a wooden-headed man-at-arms but looked down upon him.Paul Kelver
Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
This division of labor will give the firm an immense advantage over all of our wooden-headed contemporaries.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1
Perhaps she is in love with her cousin, that long-legged, strong-armed, wooden-headed Master Brome.Fair Margaret
H. Rider Haggard