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The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it.
Jean Baudrillard

Meaning of "blockhead" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BLOCKHEAD

blockhead  [ˈblɒkˌhɛd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BLOCKHEAD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Blockhead is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BLOCKHEAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Blockhead

Blockhead may refer to: ▪ Idiot, a mentally deficient person ▪ Fans of the American singing group New Kids on the Block ▪ Blockhead!, a block stacking game ▪ Block-Heads, a 1938 film starring Laurel and Hardy ▪ Blockhead, a theoretical computer system devised by Ned Block ▪ Blockheads, a pair of fictional characters from the TV series Gumby ▪ Human blockhead, a circus sideshow performer ▪ African blockhead cichlid or Lionhead cichlid, a fish ▪ The name used for a character in the game Blockland In music: ▪ Blockhead, an American hip-hop producer ▪ Blockheads, a French grindcore band ▪ Ian Dury and the Blockheads, a UK rock band ▪ "Blockheads", a song by Ian Dury from New Boots and Panties ▪ "Blockhead", a song by Devo from Duty Now for the Future ▪ "Blockheads", a season four episode of Arrested Development...

Definition of blockhead in the English dictionary

The definition of blockhead in the dictionary is a stupid person.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BLOCKHEAD


arrowhead
ˈærəʊˌhɛd
Bankhead
ˈbæŋkˌhɛd
blackhead
ˈblækˌhɛd
bulkhead
ˈbʌlkˌhɛd
crackhead
ˈkrækˌhɛd
dickhead
ˈdɪkˌhɛd
forkhead
ˈfɔːkˌhɛd
Gateshead
ˈɡeɪtsˌhɛd
hammerhead
ˈhæməˌhɛd
Holyhead
ˈhɒlɪˌhɛd
letterhead
ˈlɛtəˌhɛd
lunkhead
ˈlʌŋkˌhɛd
masthead
ˈmɑːstˌhɛd
overhead
ˈəʊvəˌhɛd
printhead
ˈprɪntˌhɛd
redhead
ˈrɛdˌhɛd
smackhead
ˈsmækˌhɛd
spearhead
ˈspɪəˌhɛd
thickhead
ˈθɪkˌhɛd
Whitehead
ˈwaɪtˌhɛd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BLOCKHEAD

blockader
blockage
blockboard
blockbust
blockbuster
blockbusting
blocked
blocked currency
blocked shoe
blocker
blockheaded
blockheadedly
blockheadedness
blockhole
blockhouse
blockie
blockier
blockiest
blockiness
blocking

WORDS THAT END LIKE BLOCKHEAD

against the head
ahead
big head
cylinder head
flathead
forehead
get ahead
go ahead
go-ahead
head
head-to-head
hit the nail on the head
hogshead
hothead
knock on the head
on one´s head
read-write head
shower head
skinhead
the go-ahead

Synonyms and antonyms of blockhead in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BLOCKHEAD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «blockhead» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of blockhead
berk · bimbo · bogan · bonehead · charlie · chump · coot · dickhead · dimwit · dipstick · divvy · dolt · doofus · dork · dullard · dumb-ass · dunce · dweeb · eejit · fathead · fool · fuckwit · geek · gobshite · gonzo · idiot · ignoramus · jerk · nitwit · noodle · numpty · pillock · plank · plonker · prat · prick · putz · schmuck · thickhead · thicko · twit · wally

Translation of «blockhead» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BLOCKHEAD

Find out the translation of blockhead to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of blockhead from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «blockhead» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

傻瓜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

blockhead
570 millions of speakers

English

blockhead
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मूर्ख
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأبله
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

болван
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

blockhead
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিরেট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

imbécile
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Blockhead
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dummkopf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ばか者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

멍청이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Blumbang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người ngu dốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூடன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्लॉकहेड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ahmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stupido
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bałwan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

болван
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

neghiob
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τούβλο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

domkop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dumskalle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of blockhead

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BLOCKHEAD»

The term «blockhead» is regularly used and occupies the 87.823 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BLOCKHEAD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about blockhead

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2 QUOTES WITH «BLOCKHEAD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word blockhead.
1
Jean Baudrillard
The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it.
2
George Savile
The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BLOCKHEAD»

Discover the use of blockhead in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to blockhead and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci
A biography of Leonardo Fibonacci, the 12th century mathematician who discovered the numerical sequence named for him.
Joseph D'Agnese, 2010
2
Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
The one-liners fly like rockets in THE NEW CENTURY, the rollicking bill of short plays by Paul Rudnick.
Bert V. Royal, 2006
3
Charlie Brown: Not Your Average Blockhead
Looks at the lovable, philosophical and sporting sides of Charlie Brown and his friends in this collection of Peanuts comic strips
Charles M. Schulz, 1997
4
Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism
simplified model of the BLOCKHEAD algorithm for coreferentiality decisions. The point it illustrates is that BLOCKHEAD algorithms are nothing more than an infinite list of data points. It is an important question whether the first hidden ...
Buechner
5
Famous Problems and Their Mathematicians
The Blockhead What do you think of the nickname Fibonacci, which means " Blockhead"? Would you pick this nickname for yourself? Of course not, but Leonardo of Pisa (c. 1175-1228} did when he published his first mathematics book.
Art Johnson, 1999
6
Chip of the Old Blockhead
Will Priya succeed in her mission? A warm, amusing story of a feisty young girl dealing with radical changes in her life, Chip of the Old Blockhead will have you in splits.
Rupa Gulab, 2006
7
Andrew Lang's Complete Fairy Book Series: Traditional Folk ...
said Blockhead-Hans. 'Where are you off to? You are in your Sunday-best clothes!' 'We are going to Court, to woo the Princess! Don't you know what is known throughout all the country side?' And they told him all ahout it. 'Hurrah! I'll go to!
Andrew Lang, 2006
8
Communication from the Inside Out: Strategies For The ...
Champ and Blockhead Attend to Themselves Champ and Blockhead are physical therapist supervisors in a large rehabilitation facility that is undergoing restructuring. In order to reduce administrative costs, the supervisory staff is being cut by ...
Karen Mueller, 2011
9
Kiss Her, You Blockhead!
A collection of comic strips, in which Snoopy makes the tennis tournament finals, Sally goes to "bean bag" camp, and Peppermint Patty fights for women's rights
Charles M. Schulz, 1990
10
Grimms' Tales for Young and Old: The Complete Stories
but no sooner had they touched the sexton than they stuck fast, and now there were seven running after Blockhead and his goose. Later in the day he came to a city where there was a king whose daughter was so solemn that no one could ...
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Jacob W. Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BLOCKHEAD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term blockhead is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'Blockhead' has great memories of her photo op with Will Smith
She is a self-proclaimed "Blockhead,'' a mega-fan of the boy band New Kids on the Block. She has seen 35 New Kids shows through the years, ... «Quad-Cities Online, Jul 15»
2
White College Professor Just Said All Whites Should Do THIS …
Go ahead Adam, do us all a favor & be the first one to commit suicide because of what happened 10 genereations or so ago. You Blockhead. «Western Journalism, Jul 15»
3
Agency Group Buys EDM Boutique Autonomous
... that includes festival favorites like Emancipator, Ott, Blockhead, Wax Tailor, Mad Professor, Quantic, Novalima, and Youngblood Brass Band. «hypebot.com, Jul 15»
4
Backbeat: Rocking up at The Rocket pub in Coventry
... Chrissie Hynde (from The Pretenders), Rico Rodriguez, Dick Cuthell, Paul Heskett, Ian Dury and Blockhead Norman Watt Roy, Rhoda Dakar, ... «Coventry Telegraph, Jul 15»
5
Ripley's Believe it or Not! to feature sideshow performers
The Captain and Maybelle perform a number of amazing sideshow feats, including the human blockhead, sword swallowing, fire breathing and ... «St. Augustine Record, Jul 15»
6
LIVE MUSIC: Thursday July 2
Blockhead, rock, One Pelham East, 270 Thames St., Newport. 847-9460, thepelham.com. 10 pm-1 am. Steve Burke, jazz, Trattoria Romana, ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
7
The Metcalfiad
Not the pains suggested by the novel's blockhead reviewers—“effort” the word they keep naming to indict; “exhaustion” the condition they call in ... «Oxford American, Jun 15»
8
Microsoft Wants More 'Minecraft' In Education For All The Right …
This is why I'm pushing for mainstream adoption of the name “Generation Blockhead.” In my opinion, it tops any of Pew's suggested monikers ... «Forbes, Jun 15»
9
Treat them all differently but never have a favourite child
... brother's “sensitive” nature. “Oh,” he said, crossly, “so, what, I'm not sensitive?” “No,” I replied, ruffling his hair, “you're a complete blockhead.” ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
10
SAT Prep is Not “Gaming the System”
The “blockhead belief”, that a mid-range student could not change his SAT scores and was thus “stuck” with that mid-range score, was ... «Greenwich Free Press, Jun 15»

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