Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person regarded as very stupid; a dolt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stupid person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stupid fellow; a dolt; a person deficient in understanding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A head-shaped piece of wood used as a block for hats or wigs.
  • n. A head containing no more intelligence or sense than a block; a blockish head.
  • n. A person possessing such a head; a stupid fellow; a dolt; a person deficient in understanding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence

Etymologies

1549, block (“n.”) +‎ head. (Wiktionary)

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    July 21, 2007

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    February 18, 2007

  • This is actually the word for a wooden model of one's head that one would bring to a wigmaker for a custom fitting.

    February 18, 2007