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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fat-hed]
    • /ˈfætˌhɛd/
    • /ˈfæt.hed/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fat-hed]
    • /ˈfætˌhɛd/

Definitions of fathead word

  • noun fathead Slang. a stupid person; fool. 1
  • noun fathead sheephead. 1
  • noun fathead fathead minnow. 1
  • noun fathead stupid person, idiot 1
  • noun fathead a stupid person; fool 0
  • noun fathead a stupid person; blockhead 0

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Origin of fathead

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
First recorded in 1830-40; fat + head

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Parts of speech for Fathead


fathead popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for fathead

noun fathead

  • ass — An ass is an animal which is related to a horse but which is smaller and has long ears.
  • stooge — an entertainer who feeds lines to the main comedian and usually serves as the butt of his or her jokes.
  • jerk — to move with a quick, sharp motion; move spasmodically.
  • idiot — Informal. an utterly foolish or senseless person: If you think you can wear that outfit to a job interview and get hired, you're an idiot!
  • sucker — a person or thing that sucks.

Antonyms for fathead

noun fathead

  • genius — an exceptional natural capacity of intellect, especially as shown in creative and original work in science, art, music, etc.: the genius of Mozart. Synonyms: intelligence, ingenuity, wit; brains.
  • brain — Your brain is the organ inside your head that controls your body's activities and enables you to think and to feel things such as heat and pain.

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