noun butt·head \ˈbət-ˌhed\

Definition of butthead



  1. :  a stupid, incompetent, or annoying person So I'm a conservative; what else could I be? However, I'm not completely happy about it. Let's face it, conservatives can be buttheads, too. — P. J. O'Rourke, Republican Party Reptile, 1987


\ˈbət-¦he-dəd\ play adjective While many people detest this butt-headed city, the folks at Henry Street Settlement still hold aloft the flickering torch. — Eva Yaa Asantewaa, The Village Voice, 23 Nov. 1993

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Circa 1973

First Known Use of butthead

circa 1973

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a brief usually trivial fact

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