chowder-heads

chowderhead

[chou-der-hed]
noun
Slang. a stupid person; blockhead.

Origin:
1825–35; compare British dial. (Lancashire) chowterhead, phonetic variant of cholterhead, dialectal variant of jolterhead, earlier jolthead, equivalent to jolt-, jolter- (probably akin to jolt, but sense uncertain) + head

chowderheaded, adjective
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