Pointy-head



[poin-tee-hed-id] /ˈpɔɪn tiˌhɛd ɪd/

adjective, Slang: Usually Disparaging.
1.
stupid; idiotic.
2.
intellectual, especially in a self-important or impractical way.
noun
1.
(mainly US, censorious, informal) an intellectual

noun

adjective

[1968+; said to have been coined by Governor George Wallace of Alabama]

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