Examples of knucklehead in a Sentence
Don't be such a knucklehead.
I'd like to get my hands on the knucklehead who designed that paper-towel dispenser.
Recent Examples of knucklehead from the Web
Rinaldo’s maturity Former Flyer Zac Rinaldo used to play like a knucklehead, taking penalties at critical times.
The risk being that some knucklehead federal officer will see us and smirk at us, and steal that one last thing that belongs only to us.
Denise Manthy ran a good mile or two farther than the 26.2-mile 2016 PNC Milwaukee Marathon because some knucklehead messed with the course cones and the fastest runners in front of the field ran beyond the turn-around point.
Young is obviously still seen as a bit of a knucklehead in some corners of the basketball world, but playing for a team that’s title-or-bust tends to bring out the professional in everyone, even a fun-loving squad such as Golden State.
Grocery stores are adapting to male shoppers — and treating them like knuckleheads.
Lonzo Ball played one year at UCLA, which was enough for his knucklehead dad to proclaim him good enough to beat UK all by himself.
THREE DOWN Knucklehead of the week: Not sure whether the unwritten rules include a statute of limitations, but three years seems an awfully long time to carry a grudge against a hitter admiring his home run.
Lon Elmer, Seattle, Washington Pyne was a bully and a knucklehead on the air, but there was something that made me watch him for the laughs.
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First Known Use of knucklehead
Synonymsairhead, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cretin, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dumbhead, dum-dum, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, idiot, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, lump, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, mug [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simpleton, stock, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yo
Related Wordsbooby, buffoon, fool, goose, loony, lunatic, madman, nut, zany; loser; gawk; featherbrain, scatterbrain; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cur, heel, jerk, skunk, snake, stinker, villain; bimbette [slang], bimbo [slang], himbo
Near Antonymsegghead, intellect, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard; polymath, Renaissance man; sharpie (or sharpy)
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