from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Roundheaded.
  • Stupid; doltish.

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

  • adj. having a small round head
  • adj. obstinate and stupid


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