Synonyms for blockhead
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : blok-hed|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈblɒkˌhɛd|
Top 10 synonyms for blockhead Other synonyms for the word blockhead
Définition of blockheadOrigin :
- 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
- 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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