fathead

noun
fat·​head | \ ˈfat-ˌhed How to pronounce fathead (audio) \

Definition of fathead

: a stupid person

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fatheaded \ ˈfat-​ˈhe-​dəd How to pronounce fatheaded (audio) \ adjective
fatheadedly adverb
fatheadedness noun

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Examples of fathead in a Sentence

Don't be such a fathead! so who's the fathead who messed around with my movie collection?
Recent Examples on the Web This trait is well exploited by anglers, who chiefly employ live fathead minnows, hooking them through the lips for trolling. Popular Science, "A beginner’s guide to freshwater fishing," 1 June 2020 This trait is well exploited by anglers, who chiefly employ live fathead minnows, hooking them through the lips for trolling. Popular Science, "A beginner’s guide to freshwater fishing," 1 June 2020 This trait is well exploited by anglers, who chiefly employ live fathead minnows, hooking them through the lips for trolling. Popular Science, "A beginner’s guide to freshwater fishing," 1 June 2020 This trait is well exploited by anglers, who chiefly employ live fathead minnows, hooking them through the lips for trolling. Popular Science, "A beginner’s guide to freshwater fishing," 1 June 2020 This trait is well exploited by anglers, who chiefly employ live fathead minnows, hooking them through the lips for trolling. Popular Science, "A beginner’s guide to freshwater fishing," 1 June 2020 This trait is well exploited by anglers, who chiefly employ live fathead minnows, hooking them through the lips for trolling. Bob Mcnally, Field & Stream, "The Beginner’s Guide to Catching Your First Fish," 11 May 2020 Out on the flats, consider a small jigging spoon dressed with a small fathead minnow hooked once in front of the dorsal fin. Dr. Jason Halfen, Outdoor Life, "5 Fish You Might Not Have Caught Through The Ice But Should," 2 Jan. 2020 Nestled in the northern Wisconsin woods, Peter Lake once brimmed with golden shiners, fatheads and other minnows, which plucked algae-eating fleas from the murky water. Quanta Magazine, "Nature’s Critical Warning System," 18 Nov. 2015

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First Known Use of fathead

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Fathead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fathead. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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fathead

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English Language Learners Definition of fathead

informal : a stupid person

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