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chucklehead

[chuhk-uh l-hed] /ˈtʃʌk əlˌhɛd/
noun, Slang.
1.
a stupid person; blockhead.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; chuckle clumsy (chuck2 + -le) + head
Related forms
chuckleheaded, adjective
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  • The chucklehead pods are everywhere: sitcoms with the same look, the same feel and the same sort of jokes.
  • The chucklehead brigade on cable news and in the blogosphere may make fun of you for doing so, or they may ignore you.
British Dictionary definitions for chucklehead

chucklehead

/ˈtʃʌkəlˌhɛd/
noun
1.
(informal) a stupid person; blockhead; dolt
Derived Forms
chuckleheaded, adjective
chuckleheadedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for chucklehead
n.

also chuckle-head, "blockhead, dolt," (18c.), with head (n.), the first element perhaps from chuck (n.1).

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Slang definitions & phrases for chucklehead

chucklehead

noun

A stupid person (1730s+)


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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