blockhead

Part of speech: noun

A stupid person.

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Usage examples "blockhead":

  1. Messer Guido, will you tell this blockhead who I am? - "The God of Love", Justin Huntly McCarthy.
  2. When we went out to play, all the boys cried out, " B for blockhead, B for blunderbuss, B for booby," and so on, ever so many other names beginning with B, and kept pointing at us. - "Conscience", Eliza Lee Follen.
  3. But the " blockhead" knew what he was about, and after a half circle to test the working of the engines, he opened the throttle and shot her upwards at a terrific speed. - "With Haig on the Somme", D. H. Parry.