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- adj. like a bonehead
- adj. like something a bonehead would do
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. very stupid; -- used of people or actions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used informally) stupid
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He admitted this was what he called a boneheaded mistake.
Instead of writing in opposition to your nemesis, write in favor of your cause; instead of calling the boneheaded author's integrity into question, extol the virtues of those who oppose that person; instead of pointing out flaws in the author's logic, create a flawless argument of your own.
I don't think anything he did with the man classifies as boneheaded or as palling around.
That defense tactic dredges up what Obama has called his boneheaded but innocent past ties to Rezko, a notorious fixer who was convicted of public corruption in 2008.
I mean when Senator Patty Murray calls the idea boneheaded you know you really shot yourself in the foot.
RUTH MARCUS, BERWICK AND HER HUSBAND - Ruth Marcus finds Obama's recess appointment of Donald Berwick to be "boneheaded," "outrageous," "cynic [al]" and an abuse of the system.
But Larry Ceisler, a Philadelphia Democratic consultant, had called Obama's remarks "boneheaded" the Friday I posted them and quickly the adjective had become a campaign staple.
Obama, who said he knew nothing of Rezko's criminal activities, called "boneheaded" his own decision to buy a house in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood in July 2005, on the same day Rezko's wife bought the vacant lot next door.
Obama has said it was "boneheaded" of him to get involved in a real estate deal with Rezko's wife, and he donated to charity about $150,000 in contributions raised by Rezko.
News of Barack Obama's land deal with a shady Chicago dealmaker goes national; Obama says he regrets deal and calls self "boneheaded" ...