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bonehead

One who is regarded as dumb, stupid, and/or obstinate. Is he really pulling a door that's clearly marked "push"? What a bonehead.

boneheaded

Dumb, stupid, and/or obstinate. Looks like I'm pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a boneheaded thing to do!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bonehead

1. n. a stupid or stubborn person. You are such a bonehead when it comes to buying cars.
2. and boneheaded mod. stupid; stubborn. Of all the boneheaded things to do! You are a bonehead jerk!

boneheaded

verb
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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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