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[buht-hed] /ˈbʌtˌhɛd/
noun, Slang: Vulgar.
an extremely stupid or inept person. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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also butt-head, late 1980s, student slang, "objectionable person," from butt (n.1) + head (n.); perhaps influenced by butterhead, 1960s black slang for one who is a disgrace to the community. Earlier, butthead meant simply "the butt end, bottom" of anything (1630s).

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A stupid person; oaf; bonehead, dumdum, Spazz: Howdy is a depressingly stupid butthead

[1980s+ Students; probably fr butthead, ''assheaded,'' influenced by the 1960s student term butterhead, ''stupid person'']

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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