American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A stupid person; a dolt.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A heavy, stupid fellow.
- n. a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
- Probably alteration of lump1 + head. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“You can probably cut out all of the references to being on top of the Empire State Building, because it won't fit the situation and you really don't want your intended thinking you're some kind of lunkhead who doesn't know New York City from Botswana.”
“He has heard every kind of lunkhead stereotype about people in construction.”
“With Vin Diesel's sinister but lovable lunkhead Dom back in the driver's seat, thousands of theatergoers returned for the fourth installment of the street racing franchise, which also posted the best April opening week as it shot past the previous record of $42.2 million, set by "Anger Management" in 2003.”
“Things are now so bad on the lunkhead front that, in a new poll, Iowans are no longer interested in the current crop of Republican cretins.”
“As is pointed out to us frequently, making things clearer for the lunkhead software also happens to make it clearer (or less likely to be less clear) to humans.”
“As the story progresses, we follow our lunkhead hero Johnny Rico (Casper Van Dien) on his steps up the military ladder, and we find out, through deeply satirical propaganda adverts that punctuate the action, that this war might not be so just and that the humans we've been cheering are from afascist society.”
“Moreno makes the most of the one-note lunkhead Timothy by keeping his appetites simple.”
“And you may very well be in a position where the opinion of the misinformed matters to you; you might be an author, editor, or even a job applicant whose cover letter will be read by a lunkhead whose personal grammatical prejudices may blind him to your outstanding qualities.”
“He could be beaten, tasered or even shot for trying to argue with a law-enforcement lunkhead.”
“I love how the writers and Ed took his initially annoyingly hateful character from the beginning to the lovable lunkhead that he is today … Kudos to the Nard Dog!”
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A list of compound derogatory names such as gapeseed, muckworm and lickspittle. Your one-word contributions to this list are welcome.
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An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
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insults that roll trippingly off the tongue
Words and citations from Stephen King's 'The Dark Half'.
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