fathead

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fat +‎ head

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fathead (plural fatheads)

  1. (derogatory) An idiot; a fool.
    • 1932, Delos W. Lovelace, King Kong, published 1965, page 24:
      ‘We were getting a grand shot of a charging rhino when the cameraman got scared and bolted. The fathead!’
    You fathead! You forgot to put the milk in the fridge and now it's spoiled!
  2. A cyprinid fish of the Mississippi valley, Pimephales promelas, the black-headed minnow.
  3. A labroid food fish of California; the California sheephead. Semicossyphus pulcher.
  4. A blobfish, Psychrolutes microporos
  5. Any of several species of fish of the genus Cubiceps

References[edit]

fathead in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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