lunkheaded

adjective
lunk·​head·​ed | \ ˈləŋk-ˌhe-dəd How to pronounce lunkheaded (audio) \
variants: or lunk-headed

Definition of lunkheaded

: of, relating to, or characteristic of a lunkhead : stupid, doltish The past includes bad mortgage loans, collateralized debt obligations and all manner of other lunkheaded lending decisions.— Justin Fox

First Known Use of lunkheaded

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lunkheaded

lunkhead + -ed entry 1

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“Lunkheaded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lunkheaded. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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