American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A stupid person; a dunce.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a person of low intelligence; a dunce; a blockhead; -- used deprecatingly to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence or capabilities.
- n. a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
- bone + head (Wiktionary)
“This popularized the slang term bonehead, an American alteration of the British blockhead.”
“What the Americans call a bonehead became what the English call a hard-headed man.”
“I actually dont 'have a dietician so I have no one to call a bonehead!”
“Minnesota veterans will benefit from what Governor Pawlenty called a bonehead decision.”
“I have to agree with the author of that piece, Cabelas 'decision to expand and continue in the business of reducing public hunting/fishing access is a "bonehead" move.”
“Dont be some kind of bonehead with a negative opinion about everything.”
“AFTER THE JUMP -- Bloomie lays down a marker for Fenty -- Is Fenty an arrogant "bonehead"?”
“Here is their claim (Per Tucker Bounds or should I say 'bonehead'):”
“The Rezko thing was not illegal, Obama did nothing wrong, aside from the dumb "bonehead" move of getting anywhere near Rezko, which he has admitted.”
“But even a genius makes mistakes, In the book, Red admits to one "bonehead" move, wasting a first-round draft choice on a player who was afraid to fly.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘bonehead’.
A list of compound derogatory names such as gapeseed, muckworm and lickspittle. Your one-word contributions to this list are welcome.
See sionnach's list derogatory terms I should use ...
An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
unkind words or those refering them.
All the names any successful nerd can ever hope to be called.
words most foul
figuratively named things with head
Highly descriptive coinages (either in EN or HU) which are difficult to translate between the two languages. If - as a simultaneous interpreter - you get them right on the move, you deserve to be p...
Inspired by Peter Reading's "Euphemisms".
contains certain adult slang terms
...but way smarter than asphalt ;)
Ways to say someone is stupid, inept, etc. (nouns)
Looking for tweets for bonehead.