sap·​head ˈsap-ˌhed How to pronounce saphead (audio)
: a weak-minded stupid person : sap
sapheaded adjective

Example Sentences

an important diplomatic post that is no place for a saphead

Word History

First Known Use

1691, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saphead was in 1691

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Cite this Entry

“Saphead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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