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egghead

slang A derogatory term for an intelligent, studious person. How did that egghead get elected to the homecoming court over me? I'm worried that people will think I'm an egghead because I won so many academic awards.

egghead

n. an intellectual person. The eggheads aren’t exactly taking over the world.
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A BBC spokesman said: "As we said at the time, the change in 2016 was part of a line-up refresh when we launched Make Me an Egghead, which was looking for two new Eggheads."
Each contestant faces off against an Egghead, before a final round where the Egghead and Challenger teams are made up of participants who won their one-to-one rounds.
MAKE ME AN EGGHEAD Mon-Fri BBC2 6.30pm NEW SERIES Some of Britain's brainiest quiz experts will compete in this spin-off to become Eggheads panellists.
At the back of my mind is this vague feeling that he doesn't really know who or what an egghead is.
The new show, titled Make Me An Egghead, has been announced as part of the new line-up of commissions announced by BBC One and Two.
For each, they pick one of their players to go against an Egghead of their choice and the team with the most successes wins the game.
For those not in the know, the team consists of Judith Keppel, first millionairewinner of that tiresome Chris Tarrant show, Brain of Britain Daphne Fowler, International Mastermindwinner ChristopherHughes, Brain Teaser victor CJ deMooi (if ever there was an Egghead name ...) andWorld Quiz Champion Kevin Ashman.
Mean take down everyone in his path like an egghead daisy-cutter, from the late neo-con Allan Bloom to the ultraleft Noam Chomsky.
New stores will have twice the square footage as the old ones--between 5,000 and 7,000 square feet--and are designed on a bookstore model, according to an Egghead spokesman.
But the following year Foster left Egghead to become president of a software startup, GemSoft, and the program fizzled--or rather, according to an Egghead spokeswoman, it "evolved" into a New Products Group that now screens all new submissions.
0-10 points: Less of an Egghead, more egg on your face.
A BBC spokesman said : "Occasionally we refresh our line up and Make Me an Egghead is an exciting new series which will help us find two new Eggheads.
A new show, called Make Me An Egghead, will feature Eggheads host Jeremy Vine scouring the UK for a male and a female contestant to join the BBC2 show's line-up.
A new show, called Make Me An Egghead, will feature Eggheads host Jeremy Vine scouring the UK for one male and one female contestant to join the brainy BBC Two line-up.