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bonehead

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noun bone·head \-ˌhed\

Simple Definition of bonehead

  • : a stupid or foolish person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bonehead

  1. :  a stupid person :  numskull

boneheaded play \-ˈhe-dəd\ adjective
boneheadedness noun

Examples of bonehead in a sentence

  1. <the package's directions seem to suggest that anyone who would buy such a product is a bonehead>



1908

First Known Use of bonehead

1908

Rhymes with bonehead

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bonehead

adjective bone·head

Definition of bonehead

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a bonehead :  performed in a stupid or clumsy manner <the shortstop made a bonehead play>

  2. 2 :  being a college course for students lacking fundamental skills <teaches bonehead English>



Examples of bonehead in a sentence

  1. <dreaded spending the holidays with his bonehead relatives>



1911

First Known Use of bonehead

1911


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