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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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Even an intransigent, blockheaded Central Administration will react negatively to such accusations.
On Friends, LeBlanc found fame as soap-opera actor Joey Tribbiani, a blockheaded ladies' man with a passion for sports.
Fuentes might not see (or might not want to acknowledge) that the film he is watching while stationed in Iraq glaringly details the blockheaded naivete of American gung-ho invasion (and the global pervasiveness of American consumer and media products) while also upholding an American sense of "fair play"; viewers of Mumford's works might not see (or might not want to acknowledge) that watching Fuentes watch Three Kings further refracts and redoubles that ambivalence.
When a shortfall was imminent, the governor proposed ways and means to soften the impact, but the blockheaded conservatives in Salem decided it was more important to embarrass the governor than to address the needs of their constituents.
Previous blockbusters like The One-Minute Manager immediately spawned a host of imitations; a publishing season rarely passes without the appearance of some blockheaded tip sheet delineating how the wisdom of Attila the Hun, Napoleon Bonaparte, Ghengis Khan, or the Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton can be used to boost earnings at Kalamazoo Gas & Electric.
It just seems silly because New York theatre seems just as corrupt, just as blockheaded as Hollywood, and just as much part of the system.
A VETERAN TV and film producer/director with stable work, a nice home and a devoted family gets the blockheaded notion to direct a production of a two-character play as a vehicle for his talented but opportunity-challenged actress wife.
But he delivered it in such a blockheaded fashion that it was met with polite silence.
Perhaps the most dismaying spectacle available to ``Hollow Man'' viewers is watching credible, ``name'' thespians like Bacon and Shue reduced to the kind of blockheaded performances Verhoeven expertly drew from his players in amateurishly essayed productions like ``Showgirls'' and ``Starship Troopers.