Dunderhead



[duhn-der-hed] /ˈdʌn dərˌhɛd/

noun
1.
a dunce; blockhead; numbskull.
/ˈdʌndəˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a stupid or slow-witted person; dunce Also called dunderpate
n.

1620s, from head (n.); the first element is obscure; perhaps from Middle Dutch doner, donder “to thunder” (cf. blunderbuss).

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