bubblehead

noun

bub·​ble·​head ˈbə-bəl-ˌhed How to pronounce bubblehead (audio)
: a foolish or stupid person
bubbleheaded adjective

Examples of bubblehead in a Sentence

a murder mystery so obvious that even bubbleheads need not tax their brains
Recent Examples on the Web This is a group that hedge funds and bubbleheads love to hate. New York Times, 15 Mar. 2018 Abrams’ Tamsin is a gorgeous bubblehead in way over her depth with the likes of Gregor, Rita and Dieter. Eric Marchese, Orange County Register, 15 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bubblehead was in 1917

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“Bubblehead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bubblehead. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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