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airhead2

[air-hed] /ˈɛərˌhɛd/
noun
1.
Slang. a scatterbrained, stupid, or simple-minded person; dolt.
Origin
1975-1980
probably earlier than 1975-80; air1 + head
Related forms
airheaded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for airheaded

airhead1

/ˈɛəˌhɛd/
noun
1.
(military) an area secured in hostile territory, used as a base for the supply and evacuation of troops and equipment by air
Word Origin
C20: modelled on beachhead

airhead2

/ˈɛəˌhɛd/
noun
1.
(slang) a stupid or simple-minded person; idiot
Word Origin
C20: from air + head
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Word Origin and History for airheaded

airhead

n.

"empty-headed person," 1972, from air (n.1) + head (n.). Earlier as a term in mining (mid-19c.) and as a military term based on beachhead (1950).

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Slang definitions & phrases for airheaded

airheaded

adjective

Stupid; silly; vapid; bubblehead, ditzy: the delightfully airbrained Mickie


airhead

noun

A stupid or silly person; bubblehead, ditz: The airheads got in trouble on Spring Weekend


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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