dumm·​kopf | \ ˈdu̇m-ˌkȯpf How to pronounce dummkopf (audio) \

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a good-looking guy, but a dummkopf with the brains of a potato
Recent Examples on the Web Pay attention, dummkopf, some serious things are about to happen. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, "Tested: 2019 Porsche Speedster Makes a Case for Less Is More," 27 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of dummkopf

1809, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dummkopf

German, from dumm stupid + Kopf head

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“Dummkopf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dummkopf. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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