lunkhead

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from *lunk (< *lumpke), a diminutive of lump +‎ head.

Noun[edit]

lunkhead (plural lunkheads)

  1. (derogatory, informal) A fool or idiot.
    You are a lunkhead! How could you be so stupid?

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word "lunkhead" is usually used as an insult when angry.

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