Does egghead Obama, as so many critics suspect, lack a common touch?
That's something that egghead liberals are supposed to be guilty of.
Gore was painted as an egghead, and was, but again Southern-ness diluted the cocktail a bit.
He flipped the card disdainfully to the egghead, saying, "A bunch of freaks!"
On the porch was the egghead feeding ice cream to Mimi Lafontaine.
The egghead assured Fatty Harris that the first scrimmage would be his last.
The Goat had gone first, then the egghead, with Smith bringing up the rear.
"You're too smart for your own britches, egghead," Crowley snarled.
"Beauty's sister," said the egghead, gaping with astonishment.
The scornful egghead, thus provoked, offered ten to one against him.
1907, "bald person," from egg (n.) + head (n.). Sense of "intellectual" is attested from 1918, among Chicago newspapermen; popularized by U.S. syndicated columnist Stewart Alsop in 1952 in reference to Adlai Stevenson's presidential campaign.
Adlai Stevenson once told what it was like to be the rare intellectual in politics. "Via ovicapitum dura est," he said, the way of the egghead is hard. [New York Times, Oct. 28, 1982]
[second sense presumably fr the putative high, domed, egg-shaped heads of such persons; the term was used in a letter of Carl Sandburg about 1918]