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Synonyms for blockhead
ˈblɒkˌhɛdblock·head

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  1. blockhead

    Synonyms:
    dolt, dunderhead, jolterhead, dunce, ninny, numskull, dullard, simpleton, booby, loggerhead, ignoramus

    Antonyms:
    sage, adept, luminary, schoolman, philosopher, savant

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  1. dunce, dunderhead, numskull, blockhead, bonehead, lunkhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, muttonhead, shithead, dumbass, fuckheadnoun

    a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence

    Synonyms:
    loggerhead, knucklehead, dunderhead, bonehead, hammerhead, numskull, loggerhead turtle, dunce, shithead, dumbass, muttonhead, hammerhead shark, lunkhead

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  1. blockheadnoun

    Synonyms:
    simpleton, fool, DUNCE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blockheadnoun

    Synonyms:
    dolt, dunce, simpleton, ninny, numskull

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blockhead":

    moron

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Blockhead":

    Tony Simon, James Anthony Simon

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#46295booby
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#84548simpleton
#90068bonehead
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#104835knucklehead
#107632dolt
#136321ignoramus
#152181shithead
#173269ninny
#214980dullard

How to use blockhead in a sentence?

  1. Hazlitt:

    A lively blockhead in company is a public benefit. Silence or dulness by the side of folly looks like wisdom.

  2. Sir George Savile:

    The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.

  3. The Hitopadesa:

    Even a blockhead may respect inspire, So long as he is suitably attired; A fool may gain esteem among the wise, So long as he has sense to hold his tongue.

  4. William Blake:

    He's a Blockhead who wants a proof of what he Can't Percieve And he's a Fool who tries to make such a Blockhead believe.

  5. Samuel Johnson:

    No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.


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