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block

1. slang One's head. He said he'd knock my block off if I kept insulting his mother. You'd better watch out. She could take your block off with that right hook of hers.
2. slang A fool or dolt; a very stupid person. Oh, be quiet, you old block. No one cares what you think.
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block

1. n. the head. Try to get this stuff through your block before the test.
2. n. the auction block. The painting went on the block and sold for nearly fifty-three million dollars.
3. n. a stupid person. (Possibly a back formation on blockhead.) You silly block! Get out of the way.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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