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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.

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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THE decision to expel Alastair Campbell from the Labour Party for voting Lib Dem is typical of the bone-headed nonsense which still grips the prehistoric higher echelons of nodding-dog Socialism.
"Who IS advising this bone-headed woman?" - Former Tory Minister Ann Widdecombe is exasperated by the Prime Minister.
I wouldn't eat my food in front of people" - Quiz show host Victoria Coren Mitchell, who dislikes quirky food, on when she goes out to a dinner party "Who IS advising this bone-headed woman?" - Former Tory Minister Ann Widdecombe is exasperated by the Prime Minister.
"Who IS advising this bone-headed woman?" Former Tory Minister Ann Widdecombe is exasperated by the Prime Minister.
5 FABIAN DELPH Echoes of Wigan last season as his bone-headed challenge handed the Swans a penalty.
The Kansas City Chiefs pushed them to the brink in a game that took more twists than a dodgy M Night Shyamalan flick: there was a muffed punt controversy; a catch-no catch; an abysmal roughing the passer penalty, when Chris Jones dared to touch Brady's shoulder pads; a blatant illegal interception leading to a score; and it was all capped with a bone-headed neutral zone infraction to extend the game.
Mr Watson, Labour's Deputy Leader, said in an interview: "West Bromwich is a very patriotic community, the whole West Midlands is, so when you get that kind of bone-headed populism of people attacking poppy sellers and what the poppy stands for, people worry about that."
What followed were two bone-headed plays that happened right after Louie Gonzalez called consecutive timeouts.
This observation is fortified by the bone-headed decision of the Home Office to order the deportation of Dr Shashi Awai, a Nepalese doctor who has served the NHS with distinction for 16 years - this is an absurd and appalling treatment of a well qualified doctor who has proved her worth - surely there is something seriously wrong with Government and NHS management in the failing to find suitable doctors to live and work in our cherished countryside - many visitors and tourists must be shaking their heads in disbelief!
It should be as crystal clear to our bone-headed politicians, as it is every rightminded citizen, that the sick should have access to the drugs which make them better.
So why has the Moon administration taken such a bone-headed and self-defeating decision?
That might have triggered the utterly bone-headed plan that Steve Smith and his leadership group went ahead with in Cape Town on Sunday.
It's entirely possible that no official action is needed, that this was a bone-headed move that doesn't trigger any spankings outside of politics.
You'd be screaming your head off and howling at the moon in fury (as I am sure Obama has done privately many times when confronted with the utter bone-headed stupidity of his countrymen).
Only a show in a state of crisis with freefalling ratings could be so bone-headed. It's not the sole reason its audience is the lowest in 11 years, of course.