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bonehead

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noun bone·head \-ˌhed\

Definition of bonehead

  1. :  a stupid person :  numbskull

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>

1906

First Known Use of bonehead

1906


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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>

1908

First Known Use of bonehead

1908


BONEHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

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bonehead

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noun bone·head \-ˌhed\

Definition of bonehead for English Language Learners

  • : a stupid or foolish person



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