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thick-skulled

[thik-skuhld] /ˈθɪkˈskʌld/
adjective
1.
stupid; dull.
Origin of thick-skulled
1645-1655
1645-55
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  • Well, you are a thick-skulled one, Pete, not to know your own name.

    Through Forest and Stream George Manville Fenn
  • They were just too thick-skulled to have it make much difference to them one way or the other.

    But, I Don't Think Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Even so, the writer utterly disowns rating of Slippy McGees as thick-skulled savages predestined for incurable criminousness.

    Criminal Types V. M. Masten
  • Why, you thick-skulled rascal, I tell you the farce is done, and I will be mad no longer.

    Love for Love William Congreve
  • The old fellow is not, after all, so thick-skulled as I thought him.

  • Dumnorix is a thick-skulled knave, who is, after all, good for little but blows.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
  • A Titan had thrown mountains of irony upon the heads of a thick-skulled generation of vipers.

    Vondel's Lucifer Joost van den Vondel
  • You—who like all thick-skulled reformers, can never perceive what goes on under your own nose!

    Temporal Power Marie Corelli
  • The devil cannot hold him; now will this thick-skulled master of mine tell the whole story to his rival!

  • After a while, the thick-skulled stooped, grinning, and laid his knife against the thongs.

    The Vinland Champions Ottilie A. Liljencrantz

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