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squarehead

[skwair-hed] /ˈskwɛərˌhɛd/
noun, Slang.
1.
a stupid person.
2.
Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a German or Dutch person.
  2. a contemptuous term used to refer to a Scandinavian, especially a Swede.
Origin of squarehead
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; square + head
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  • The second mate was a squarehead, a professional sailor and a technical sergeant.
Slang definitions & phrases for squarehead

square deal, a

noun phrase

Fair and honest treatment: Don't look for a square deal from them crooks (1876+)


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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