shallowpate

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Etymology

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shallow +‎ pate

Noun

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shallowpate (plural shallowpates)

  1. (derogatory) One whose thinking is shallow or superficial.
    • 1899, Kate Chopin, The Awakening:
      There were Mr. and Mrs. Merriman, a pretty, vivacious little woman in the thirties; her husband, a jovial fellow, something of a shallow-pate, who laughed a good deal at other people's witticisms, and had thereby made himself extremely popular.