from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Thick-headed; stupid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a dunderhead or dunce.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It's either a brilliant PR move or (most likely) yet another dunder-headed, uncoodinated gaffe.

    Is the Bat out of the bag? | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • UPDATE: Now featuring hilarious commentary from Poppy Z. Brite, Nick Mamatas, Jack Haringa and others, as well as a floundering, dunder-headed appearance by the ‘publisher’ in question, SNM Horror Magazine (never have I seen someone dig themselves so deep).

    Brian Keene

  • She was getting bad advice-The same kind of dunder-headed advice that lost for Gore and for Kerry.

    Why So Many May Vote Independent in 2008!

  • Nine of us had not the smallest doubt about those passages, neither, I believe, had any one in the Court; the dunder-headed triumvirate, having no idea but obstruction, disputed them for that very reason.

    The Trial For Murder by Charles Dickens | Solar Flare: Science Fiction News

  • Let's send this to as many people as we can so that the Gloria Aldredsand other dunder-headed attorneys along with Federal Justices that want to thwart common sense, feel doubly ashamed of themselves - if they have any such sense.

    forwards i hate

  • They had but played their respective social parts, and accepted the gifts that the gods provided; while I-- dunder-headed dolt that I was -- had conducted myself worse than a budding school-boy who had but just donned swallow-tails, and made his first entry into society!

    She and I, Volume 1

  • There you are, you stupid-looking, good for nothing, dunder-headed, Italian idiot you.

    The Drone A Play in Three Acts

  • There are some terrible dunder-headed beings in this world of ours.

    A Yeoman's Letters Third Edition

  • The most dunder-headed trout of the pool, at sight of a silvery bait racing apparently for dear life half out of water, yet never advancing, must metaphorically place its forefinger along its snout, and with a leery wink sheer off into the deep.

    Lines in Pleasant Places Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler

  • "I thought of that, too," said Amy, "but this dunder-headed Turk won't stand for even that."

    Left Guard Gilbert


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