soft·​head ˈsȯft-ˌhed How to pronounce softhead (audio)
: a silly or stupid person

Examples of softhead in a Sentence

gave his son-in-law a position in the company where the softhead could do little harm

Word History

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of softhead was in 1654

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Cite this Entry

“Softhead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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