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thickheaded

adjective thick·head·ed \-ˌhe-dəd\

Definition of THICKHEADED

1
:  sluggish and obtuse of mind
2
:  having a thick head

Examples of THICKHEADED

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

First Known Use of THICKHEADED

1691

Related to THICKHEADED

Synonyms
airheaded, birdbrained, bonehead, boneheaded, brain-dead, brainless, bubbleheaded, chuckleheaded, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, gormless [chiefly British], half-witted, knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), lunkheaded, mindless, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, senseless, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thick, stupid, thick-witted, unintelligent, unsmart, vacuous, weak-minded, witless
Antonyms
apt, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever, fast, hyperintelligent, intelligent, keen, nimble, quick, quick-witted, sharp, sharp-witted, smart, supersmart, ultrasmart

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