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Definition of "saphead" [sap•head]

  • Slang A gullible or foolish person. (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 "saphead" in a sentence
  • "But on this occasion Mr Salmond probably meant a "saphead" or plodding fool."
  • "Us married just five months, and her the nicest girl living, and you keeping us flat broke all the time, you damned old thief, so you can put money away for your saphead of a son and your wishywashy fool of a daughter!"
  • "Willy said in a ma tier-of-fact voice: "He's such a saphead I never thought he'd come after you, Phylly I mean, he's not really stuck on you, is he?""