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blockhead

n. a stupid person. (see also block.) Without a blockhead like you to remind me of the perils of stupidity, I might be less efficient than I am.
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And for a man who uses acting to ``subsidize parenthood,'' the Topanga father of two is happy for the niche -- blockheaded or otherwise.
Dobbs managed to locate his resistance within just 22 months, when the blockheaded business broadcaster crawled off the sinking, Nasdaq-battered spaceship back to CNN, joining such temporary online enthusiasts as APBnews' Sydney Schanberg, ForeignTV.
On Friends, LeBlanc found fame as soap-opera actor Joey Tribbiani, a blockheaded ladies' man with a passion for sports.
Fuentes might not see (or might not want to acknowledge) that the film he is watching while stationed in Iraq glaringly details the blockheaded naivete of American gung-ho invasion (and the global pervasiveness of American consumer and media products) while also upholding an American sense of "fair play"; viewers of Mumford's works might not see (or might not want to acknowledge) that watching Fuentes watch Three Kings further refracts and redoubles that ambivalence.
When a shortfall was imminent, the governor proposed ways and means to soften the impact, but the blockheaded conservatives in Salem decided it was more important to embarrass the governor than to address the needs of their constituents.
Previous blockbusters like The One-Minute Manager immediately spawned a host of imitations; a publishing season rarely passes without the appearance of some blockheaded tip sheet delineating how the wisdom of Attila the Hun, Napoleon Bonaparte, Ghengis Khan, or the Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton can be used to boost earnings at Kalamazoo Gas & Electric.
A VETERAN TV and film producer/director with stable work, a nice home and a devoted family gets the blockheaded notion to direct a production of a two-character play as a vehicle for his talented but opportunity-challenged actress wife.