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blockhead

One who is stupid or foolish. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a blockhead.

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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Block-head constructions reduce the forms of a head to blocks.
Block-headed: Playmobil: The Movie lacks the smarts of the LEGO films
aYep, if you happen to be a woman, or don't happen to be white, you're marked out by these block-headed bozos who're convinced they're top of the evolutionary tree.
film Laurel and Hardy: In And Out of Service Birmingham Comedy Festival presents three classic short films featuring the greatest double act of all time - Block-Heads (1938), Two Tars (1928) and Any Old Port (1932).
They will kick off with Towed in a Hole and Way Out West in October, followed by Block-Heads and the Oscar-winning The Music Box in November.
Much seems to have changed since those five grim-looking, block-headed generals took over the rule of the country, yet we cannot abandon the bizarre sense of having advanced so little.
ROCKY WAS A barrel-chested, block-headed yellow Lab--the type of dog you aren't afraid to send into, the river once the weather turns cold.
Slover appeared in a number of other movies among them Bringing Up Baby with Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, Terror of Tiny Town and the Laurel and Hardy comedy Block-Heads.
We would have other, lengthier chats on other occasions, but I remember vividly on that first occasion how awestruck I was by his ability to turn every block-headed media stereotype about the Pro-Life Movement on its head.
As well as Leave 'Em Laughing, the boys also made films like Block-Heads. That'll give them something to talk about over the ham baps at the post-dispatch celebrations."
Swainson's has had excellent success on both--with heavy, block-headed tom leopards a specialty of the area.
There is a European view, even among the sophisticated, that US officials are block-headed, impossibly stupid, blind, mercenary, etc.
Chairman, I will state for the record that I liked The Straight Story (and I would certainly agree with Hampton's assessment of what appears to be a block-headed review by John Patterson of the LA Weekly), although whether or not I liked it enough to satisfy Howard Hampton or Greil Marcus is open to debate.
(Then again, if I offered him baked unicorn sprinkled with caviar and fairydust, served on a gold plate, he'd still turn his nose up and demand a McDonald's Happy Meal.) The Ocean Dragon is more like a cosy arthouse cinema than one of those impersonal blockbuster barns that have been built especially for all those block-headed popcorn munchers.
Not necessarily with Southampton, which does a perfectly good job of serving the cruise liner demands from the South and the South-West, but with block-headed government officials seemingly incapable of advising a minister that there may well be alternatives - such as the suggestion that the terminal might be designated an essential part of Liverpool's transport infrastructure.