dunderhead


dun·der·head

noun \ˈdən-dər-ˌhed\

Definition of DUNDERHEAD

dun·der·head·ed \ˌdən-dər-ˈhe-dəd\ adjective

Examples of DUNDERHEAD

  1. <wondered how long it would take the dunderheads at the head office to screw things up>

Origin of DUNDERHEAD

perhaps from Dutch donder thunder + English head; akin to Old High German thonar thunder — more at thunder
First Known Use: circa 1625

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