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pothead (n.)

also pot-head "chronic marijuana user," 1967, from pot (n.2) + head (n.). Earlier it meant "stupid person" (1530s), from pot (n.1).

updated on March 27, 2013

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Definitions of pothead from WordNet

pothead (n.)
someone who smokes marijuana habitually;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.