jolter-head

noun
variants: or less commonly jolt-head \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of jolter-head

1 archaic : a large or heavy head
2 now dialectal, chiefly England : dunce, booby, blockhead

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History and Etymology for jolter-head

jolter-head alteration of jolt-head; jolt-head probably from jolt entry 2 + head

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“Jolter-head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jolter-head. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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