noun Slang: Vulgar.
an extremely stupid or contemptible person.

dick (in the sense ‘penis’) + head

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dickhead (ˈdɪkˌhɛd)
slang a stupid or despicable man or boy
[C20: from dick² (in the sense: penis) + head]

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Word Origin & History

"stupid, contemptible person," by 1969, from dick in the "penis" sense + head.
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dickhead definition

  1. n.
    a stupid person, usually a male. (Rude and derogatory.) : See if you can get that dickhead to do it right this time.
  2. n.
    the head of the penis. (Usually objectionable.) : If you like your dickhead attached, you had better do just exactly as you are told.
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