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Definition of "lunkhead" [lunkhead]

  • Slang A stupid person; a dolt. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lunkhead" in a sentence
  • "You can probably cut out all of the references to being on top of the Empire State Building, because it won't fit the situation and you really don't want your intended thinking you're some kind of lunkhead who doesn't know New York City from Botswana."
  • "He has heard every kind of lunkhead stereotype about people in construction."
  • "With Vin Diesel's sinister but lovable lunkhead Dom back in the driver's seat, thousands of theatergoers returned for the fourth installment of the street racing franchise, which also posted the best April opening week as it shot past the previous record of $42.2 million, set by "Anger Management" in 2003."