a foolish or stupid person; blockhead.
being of, by, or for a stupid or unthinking person:
a bonehead mistake.
Contemporary Examples

Romney Camp Defends Eastwood Howard Kurtz August 30, 2012
Christian Movie War: Pro-Life ‘October Baby’ vs. Postmodern ‘Blue Like Jazz’ Marlow Stern April 11, 2012
ESPN, Local Paper Sat on Syracuse Sex-Abuse Tape for Years Allen Barra November 28, 2011

Historical Examples

A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium Hugh Gibson

(slang) a stupid or obstinate person


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