What does the word blockhead mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A stupid person.

Usage examples for blockhead

  1. Messer Guido, will you tell this blockhead who I am? – The God of Love by 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 by 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 by D. H. Parry