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thickheaded

[thik-hed-id] /ˈθɪkˌhɛd ɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a person) dull-witted; stupid.
2.
(of an animal) having a thick head.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; thick + headed
Related forms
thickheadedly, adverb
thickheadedness, noun
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  • They do this in hopes that his word will permeate the brain of some thickheaded persons.
  • He was an angular swayback leggy, low spirited, thickheaded and as fast as a caterpillar.

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