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pinhead

[pin-hed] /ˈpɪnˌhɛd/
noun
1.
the head of a pin.
2.
something very small or insignificant.
3.
Slang. a stupid person; nitwit.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; pin + head
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British Dictionary definitions for pin-heads

pinhead

/ˈpɪnˌhɛd/
noun
1.
the head of a pin
2.
something very small
3.
(informal) a stupid or contemptible person
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Word Origin and History for pin-heads

pinhead

n.

also pin-head, "head of a pin," 1660s, from pin (n.) + head (n.). Meaning "person of small intelligence" is from 1896.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for pin-heads

pinhead

noun

A stupid person (1896+)


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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