noun (1)
air·​head | \ -ˌhed How to pronounce airhead (audio) \

Definition of airhead

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an area in hostile territory secured usually by airborne troops for further use in bringing in troops and matériel by air


noun (2)

Definition of airhead (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mindless or stupid person

Other Words from airhead

Noun (2)

airheaded \ -​ˌhe-​dəd How to pronounce airheaded (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of airhead

Noun (1)

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for airhead

Noun (1)

air entry 1 + -head (as in beachhead)

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The first known use of airhead was circa 1943

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