Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun disparaging an airheaded person.

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  • noun pejorative A silly, foolish or unintelligent person.
  • noun A landing area for aircraft for supplying an operation, military or other, usually temporary.
  • noun military An area of hostile territory that has been seized by paratroopers or helicopter-based troops to ensure the further landing of troops and/or materiel.

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  • noun a bridgehead seized by airborne troops
  • noun a flighty scatterbrained simpleton

Etymologies

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air +‎ head; having one's head filled with air instead of grey matter.

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air +‎ head, by analogy with beachhead, bridgehead, railhead.

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  • An area in enemy territory or in threatened friendly territory, seized by airborne troops for bringing in supplies and additional troops by airdrop or landing. ;)

    January 19, 2007