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slang A stupid or silly person. Can you believe that flathead is still pushing the door marked "pull"?
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n. a stupid person. Carl, don’t act like such a flathead.


mod. stupid. Martin seems flatheaded, but he’s quite brilliant.
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They will also look to strengthen their engagement with members through a Flathead Farm Mutual branded mobile app, enhanced with severe weather alerts from IBM/The Weather Company and home service pro access from HomeAdvisor..
But a toe-to-tush tussle with a flathead? Sir, one could as well bark at Hulk Hogan's girlfriend.
Typically, when a flathead hits bait, it inhales it like a big grouper.
As shown in the right portion of the table under personal income, this three-year growth in the Bakken area is roughly equal to adding a Flathead or Gallatin county on the Montana-North Dakota line.
I would have felt guilty keeping it." The pair flagged down a Flathead County deputy sheriff who was driving by at the time and gave the bag and its contents to him.
Agnatius, Montana, McNickle grew up as a Flathead (or Salish) Indian on a reservationin Montana and was educated at the University of Montana, Oxford, and the University of Grenoble.
Estimating exploitation and modeling the effects of hand fishing on a flathead catfish population in East Texas.
The only two interruptions in a flathead's rigid routine of eat, rest, and repeat are seasonal.
Don Minchew concurs, saying, "A flathead can swallow a bait that's one-third of its own body length."
If there's a tree in the water from a shoreline that runs 20 to 25 feet deep, that's as good to a flathead as a tree in a deep hole in a shallow river.
"There's a rock dam in Lawrence, Kansas, and a rock weir in Kansas City that maintains depth for a water intake, and at times it seems like there's a flathead behind every rock below those dams.
It's a great tool for covering the entire water column, just like a flathead does when it's on the prowl.
If a flathead slams a Kahle, he hooks himself, but if it swims off sideways or toward me, I can reel in the slack and set hard.
It's a way of putting a bait close to bottom structure but keeping it in the clear so when a flathead takes you're not as apt to get snagged.
But a flathead? Now there's an aquatic T-Rex--inclined to hunt, kill, and devour.