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thickheaded

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adjective thick·head·ed \-ˌhe-dəd\

Definition of thickheaded

  1. 1 :  sluggish and obtuse of mind

  2. 2 :  having a thick head



Examples of thickheaded in a sentence

  1. <don't suppose that he's thickheaded just because he doesn't understand English very well>



1691

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1691


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