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muttonhead (n.)

"dull or stupid person," 1803, American English, from mutton + head (n.).

updated on March 28, 2019

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Definitions of muttonhead from WordNet

muttonhead (n.)
a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence;
Synonyms: dunce / dunderhead / numskull / blockhead / bonehead / lunkhead / hammerhead / knucklehead / loggerhead / shithead / dumbass / fuckhead
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