Synonyms for blockhead

Grammar : Noun
Spell : blok-hed
Phonetic Transcription : ˈblɒkˌhɛd

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Définition of blockhead

Origin :
  • also block-head, "stupid person," 1540s (implied in blockheaded), from block (n.) + head (n.); probably originally an image of the head-shaped oaken block used by hat-makers, though the insulting sense is the older one.
  • noun dummy
Example sentences :
  • She, her unicorn, and her blockhead, were out of sight in a few minutes.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • It was that he was a blockhead, and had no idea of the absurdity that he was committing.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 364, February 1846 » by Various
  • Yes, it's for that;—I remember he said you call'd him a blockhead.
  • Extract from : « The Politician Out-Witted » by Samuel Low
  • Simply because a man lives in the country it does not follow that he is a blockhead.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • God grant that you may not be the only man that doesn't think me a blockhead!
  • Extract from : « Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. II (of II) » by Edmund Downey
  • "But this man is a blockhead," said Croustillac, contemptuously.
  • Extract from : « A Romance of the West Indies » by Eugne Sue
  • It might as well stand at Charing Cross; the blockhead that it is!
  • Extract from : « Letters of Edward FitzGerald » by Edward FitzGerald
  • Why do you tell that blockhead the same thing twenty times over?
  • Extract from : « How to Succeed » by Orison Swett Marden
  • "You are a blockhead,—you have no management," replied the first voice.
  • Extract from : « Fairy Fingers » by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • The Stagirite (who knew the difference) called him a blockhead.
  • Extract from : « A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) » by Augustus de Morgan

Antonyms for blockhead

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