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

  • n. The head of a pin.
  • n. Something very small or insignificant.
  • n. Slang A stupid person; a dunce.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The head of a pin. (Frequently used in size comparisons.)
  • n. An ignorant, naïve, foolish, and stupid person.
  • n. A telemark skier.
  • n. A human head that is unusually tapered or small, often due to microcephaly, or a person with that trait. Often promoted in freak shows as "human pinheads".
  • n. A newborn cricket used as food for pets.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The head of a pin; hence, anything very small.

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

  • n. an ignorant or foolish person
  • n. the head of a pin


pin + head. (Wiktionary)



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