Definitions

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  • adjective Having a head in the shape of a melon.
  • adjective dimwitted, foolish

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Examples

  • Whales include migratory humpback Megaptera novaeangliae (VU) and occasional blue Balaenoptera musculus (EN), rorqual Balaenoptera physalis, sperm Physeter macrocephalus (VU), Bryde's Baleanoptera edeni, killer Orcinus orca, false killer Pseudorca crassidens, pygmy killer Feresa attenuata, Cuvier's beaked Ziphius cavirostris, beaked Mesoplodon sp., shortfin pilot Globicephala macrorhynchus and melon-headed Peponocephala electra whales.

    Malpelo Island Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, Colombia

  • Must I sit — contorting to see around the melon-headed man in front of me — to stare at the stage and and listen to a little man who is not Frankie Valli, who has a voice but no sex appeal?

    Intermission.

  • The real charm of "" Rugrats '' lies in the fact that it looks and sounds a lot like your own life: the melon-headed kids doing time in the day-care-center playpen, the unshaven dad with baby formula on his jacket, the mom with the cell phone surgically attached to her ear.

    Chuckie, Phil, Lil--You're Wanted On The Set!

  • The mass stranding of at least one hundred melon-headed whales were reported in the mangrove of Antsohihy Bay (Northwest region of Madagascar) in the first week of June.

    Mass Whale Strandings in Madagascar Puzzle Eyewitnesses

  • The mass stranding of at least one hundred melon-headed whales were reported in the mangrove of Antsohihy Bay (Northwest region of Madagascar) in the first week of June.

    Madagascar: Village Finds Thousands of Whales Beached

  • The "melon-headed whale" travels in pods of 100 to 500.

    Disinfotainment: February 2002 Archives

  • The "melon-headed whale" travels in pods of 100 to 500.

    Disinfotainment: 85 Whales Beach in Hasaki, Japan; 32 saved

  • Remember that melon-headed berk with the neolithic arms that she was 'madly in love with'?

    Noble House

  • Remember that melon-headed berk with the neolithic arms that she was 'madly in love with'?

    Noble House

  • The other was missed, the boomerang hurled just going over its back and returning to the thrower after the fashion of a disappointed dog, while the little animal took refuge in a tree, leaping from bough to bough till brought down by one of a little shower of melon-headed clubs.

    King o' the Beach A Tropic Tale

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