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

Examples of dummkopf in a Sentence

don't be such a dummkopf that you give out private information
Recent Examples on the Web Pay attention, dummkopf, some serious things are about to happen. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 27 Mar. 2020

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Word History


German, from dumm stupid + Kopf head

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dummkopf was in 1809

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“Dummkopf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dummkopf. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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