dumbhead

noun

dumb·​head ˈdəm-ˌhed How to pronounce dumbhead (audio)
slang
: a stupid person : blockhead

Word History

Etymology

probably translation of German dummkopf

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dumbhead was in 1887

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“Dumbhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dumbhead. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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