from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A stupid person; a dolt.

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  • n. Derogatory term for a fool or idiot. Usually used as an insult when angry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A heavy, stupid fellow.

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

  • 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)



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  • "'Judas Priest! I'm such a lunkhead!'
    Thad, who could not have agreed more, said: 'Give me his number, please.'"
    - 'The Dark Half', Stephen King.

    December 31, 2007

  • A modification of lumphead, it seems.

    February 2, 2007