dickhead

noun
dick·​head | \ ˈdik-ˌhed How to pronounce dickhead (audio) \
plural dickheads

Definition of dickhead

vulgar slang
: a stupid, contemptible, or annoying man Grace took me aside. "Hey," she said. "I think Eunice has some real problems." "Duh," I said. "Her father's a dickhead."— Gary Shteyngart

First Known Use of dickhead

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dickhead

dick (penis) + head

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“Dickhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dickhead. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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dickhead

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English Language Learners Definition of dickhead

: a mean, stupid, or annoying man

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