woodenheaded

adjective

wood·​en·​head·​ed ˌwu̇-dᵊn-ˈhe-dəd How to pronounce woodenheaded (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1773, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of woodenheaded was in 1773

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“Woodenheaded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodenheaded. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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