woolly-headed

adjective

wool·​ly-head·​ed ˌwu̇-lē-ˈhe-dəd How to pronounce woolly-headed (audio)
1
: having hair suggesting wool
2
: marked by vague or confused perception or thinking

Word History

First Known Use

1650, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of woolly-headed was in 1650

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“Woolly-headed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woolly-headed. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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