egghead

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noun, often attributive egg·head \ˈeg-ˌhed, ˈāg-\

Definition of egghead

informal, often disparaging

  1. :  intellectual, highbrow

Examples of egghead in a sentence

  1. He dismissed all scientists as a bunch of eggheads.

  2. <the unlikely marriage between a literary egghead and a Hollywood sex symbol>

1907

First Known Use of egghead

1907


EGGHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

egghead

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noun, often attributive egg·head \ˈeg-ˌhed, ˈāg-\

Definition of egghead for English Language Learners

  • : a highly educated person who may not know much about real life



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