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Definition of Blockhead


  1. A stupid fellow; a dolt; a person deficient in understanding.

Blockhead Quotations

Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of wit.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

I have felt in my very blood, ever since I was born, a most unconquerable hatred towards the whole tribe of fools, and it arises from the fact that I feel myself a blockhead whenever I am in their company.
Giacomo Casanova

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
Benjamin Franklin

Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead.
Ambrose Bierce
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Blockhead Translations

blockhead in German is Idiot, Schafskopf
blockhead in Swedish is dumskalle
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