chuck·​le·​head ˈchə-kᵊl-ˌhed How to pronounce chucklehead (audio)
chuckleheaded adjective

Examples of chucklehead in a Sentence

most of the summer interns strike me as chuckleheads
Recent Examples on the Web Anecdotes, hyperbole: the talking chuckleheads sowing and selling fear. Nick Paumgarten, The New Yorker, 13 Apr. 2020 Of note: Peter shares the couch with legendary chuckleheads Beavis & Butt-head, and that cartoon mash-up features guest vocals from none other than B&B creator Mike Judge, as well as a questionable updo hairstyle for Peter. Dan Snierson,, 20 July 2019 For some reason, the actual governor of Virginia clears time from his busy schedule to ask Becca’s assorted chuckleheads a debate question. Melissa Locker, Time, 4 July 2018 Hey, maybe Mayfield can play and not be a polarizing chucklehead like Manziel. Bill Livingston,, 27 Apr. 2018 There's gold under that ice, and these chuckleheads are going to compete to get it. Emily Fehrenbacher, Alaska Dispatch News, 24 Aug. 2017 Most prominent among the neighbors are Erik Pfeifer’s kind Russian Boris and Kevin Ragsdale’s nosy chucklehead George. Eric Marchese, Orange County Register, 17 May 2017 See More

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Word History


chuckle lumpish + head

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chucklehead was in 1748

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“Chucklehead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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