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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fat-hed-id]
    • /ˈfætˌhɛd ɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fat-hed-id]
    • /ˈfætˌhɛd ɪd/

Definitions of fatheaded word

  • adjective fatheaded foolish; fatuous; witless. 1
  • noun fatheaded Characteristic of a fathead; stupid. 1

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Origin of fatheaded

First appearance:

before 1500
One of the 26% oldest English words
1500-10, for literal sense; fathead + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Fatheaded


fatheaded popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

fatheaded usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fatheaded

adj fatheaded

  • simple — easy to understand, deal with, use, etc.: a simple matter; simple tools.
  • thick — having relatively great extent from one surface or side to the opposite; not thin: a thick slice.
  • dull — not sharp; blunt: a dull knife.
  • boorish — Boorish behaviour is rough, uneducated, and rude.
  • dumb — lacking intelligence or good judgment; stupid; dull-witted.

adjective fatheaded

  • stupid — lacking ordinary quickness and keenness of mind; dull.

Antonyms for fatheaded

adj fatheaded

  • intelligent — having good understanding or a high mental capacity; quick to comprehend, as persons or animals: an intelligent student.
  • sparse — thinly scattered or distributed: a sparse population.
  • brainy — Someone who is brainy is clever and good at learning.
  • clever — Someone who is clever is intelligent and able to understand things easily or plan things well.
  • smart — having or showing quick intelligence or ready mental capability: a smart student.

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