pointy-head


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pointy-head

n. a studious thinker; an intellectual. (see also conehead.) The pointy-heads seem to be living in a world of their own.
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Academic pointy-heads should follow the impact factors.
He criticised Mr Miliband's inner circle over the party's "absolutely unforgivable" failure, claiming the former leader was surrounded by "too many pointy-heads and too few street fighters".
I don't care how I'm classified by academic pointy-heads.
From the 2010 General Election to local and European elections and by-elections, it seems strategy is driven by the pointy-heads not the lionhearts.
What's more, in their screeds against the pointy-heads, conservatives are missing a key point: It is a startling indictment of the so-called liberal elites that Al Gore is their idea of an intellectual.
So says the official barometer of happiness compiled by pointy-heads in the Office of National Statistics.
They're largely irrelevant, of interest only to overpaid UN pointy-heads.
That's the prescription for our ailing economy from teenage pointy-heads at the Social Market Foundation, described as a "Left-leaning" think-tank.
In the fantasy world of the United States of Blair, pointy-heads debate the wisdom of a military strike on Iran.
This unit is stuffed with pointy-heads who would not know an ordinary member of the public if one came up and bit them on the bum.
In fact, it's probably a committee of pointy-heads in No 10.
THERE'S obviously some benefit to be had from sitting with boring pointy-heads.