Examples of lunkhead in a Sentence
don't let that lunkhead anywhere near your work tools
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Taken up with such momentous issues as popularity, pecking orders and the impending loss of her virginity to a lunkhead in a baseball cap, Sam can’t be bothered with questions of mortality or life’s meaning.
Lovable lunkhead Ryan Lochte has been cleared of charges stemming from his infamous fibs about a drunken run-in at a Brazilian gas station that ballooned into an international incident during last summer's Rio Olympics.
Twenty-three years after being cast as the lovable lunkhead on NBC's smash sitcom Friends, LeBlanc, 50, is a much richer man who shuns the Hollywood lifestyle, preferring riding dirt bikes on his California cattle ranch to hobnobbing at parties.
Later this month, Rocky Balboa will drop his gloves and take up position outside the ropes, as everyone's favorite lunkhead boxer begins his second career as a coach in Creed (in theaters November 25).
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Origin and Etymology of lunkhead
First Known Use: 1868See Words from the same year
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, knucklehead, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, lump, idiot, 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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