feath·​er·​head ˈfe-t͟hər-ˌhed How to pronounce featherhead (audio)
: a foolish person : featherbrain
featherheaded adjective

Examples of featherhead in a Sentence

too important a diplomatic post to assign to some congenial featherhead

Word History

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of featherhead was in 1788

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“Featherhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/featherhead. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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