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

  • n. Slang A stupid person.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An idiot; a fool.
  • n. A cyprinoid fish of the Mississippi valley, Pimephales promelas, the black-headed minnow.
  • n. A labroid food fish of California; the redfish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cyprinoid fish of the Mississippi valley (Pimephales promelas); -- called also black-headed minnow.
  • n. A labroid food fish of California; the redfish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A labroid fish, Semi-cossyphus or Pimelometopon pulcher, with 12 dorsal spines, continuous lateral line, scaly cheeks and opercles, and naked dorsal fin.
  • n. A cyprinoid fish, the blackhead or black-headed minnow, Pimephales promelas, having a short, roundish, blackish head.

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

  • n. a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

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  • My dad called me this all the time. He used it when he was trying not to curse!

    December 5, 2007